Customers buy sweetmeats at a supermarket. (Photo: SGGP)

Purchasing power for Tet goods flourishes

The general purchasing power in the market has been highly increasing. People tend to buy Tet goods earlier than in previous years. Goods are plentiful and diverse with stable prices. That is the general opinion of traders about the Tet market.
HCMC’s retail sales, services revenue surge by 11.2 percent

HCMC’s retail sales, services revenue surge by 11.2 percent

According to the Department of Industry and Trade of Ho Chi Minh City, total retail sales and services revenue were estimated at VND112.77 trillion in January this year, an increase of 11.2 percent compared to the same period last year.
CPI in January strongly climbs due to festive season

CPI in January strongly climbs due to festive season

The consumer price index (CPI) in January this year jumped by 1.23 percent compared to December last year, the highest level in the past seven years, and soared by 6.43 percent over the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office of Vietnam.
Health watchdog requests enough medicine in festive season

Health watchdog requests enough medicine in festive season

The Vietnam Administration of Drug under the Ministry of Health sent its request to local preventive medicine centers and hospitals asking to have drug reserve plan for treatment in the Tet holiday (the Lunar New Year) and festive season when outbreaks of diseases usually occur.