The Lotte retail group from the Republic of Korea on November 21 inaugurated and put into operation the Lotte Mart trade centre in the southern province of Binh Duong, the fifth of its kind in Vietnam.

The three-storey building worth nearly 30 million USD was built on an area of 21,300 square metres, not merely serving as a trade centre it includes a cinema, an amusement park, shops and restaurants.

According to the group, the 30 million USD Lotte Mart in Phan Thiet is scheduled to be fully operational by the end of this year.

Similar projects have been put to service in Ho Chi Minh City, the southern province of Dong Nai and the central city of Da Nang.-VNA