Deputy Chairman of HCMC People's Committee, Vo Van Hoan speaks at a working session with the HCMC Statistical Office. (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC launches economic census on nearly 295,000 businesses

The economic census in HCMC taken by the city’s Statistical Office from March 1-May 30 has so far collected information from 46.3 percent out of the total number of 294,700 companies counted in the census.
Standing deputy chairman of the HCMC People’s Committee Le Thanh Liem commends districts well implementing 2017 economic census (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC has 160,560 active businesses

HCMC had 196,500 businesses by the end of 2016, of which 160,560 are now operating in fact, 20,400 halt operation, nearly 14,050 wait for dissolution and 1,620 are not found.