The year 2019 will end in seven weeks and the lunar New Year is 20 days after the New Year. In order to ensure supply of all kinds of goods with stable prices for 10 million people, the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City ordered departments and enterprises to focus on preparation of goods for Tet holidays.
The administration of Australia’s Victoria State on August 22 announced that it will set up a trade and investment office in Ho Chi Minh City to deepen bilateral relationship and drive new trade, investment and exchange opportunities for Victorian and Vietnamese businesses.
By September this year, total investment capital and investment attraction at export processing zones and industrial parks in Ho Chi Minh City merely reached US$467.7 million, a decrease of 25.49 percent over the same period last year.
In the first nine months of this year, overseas remittances to Ho Chi Minh City via commercial banks and economic institutions were estimated at around US$3.8 billion, an increase of 7 percent over the same period last year.