Many Vietnamese products gain firm foothold in retail market (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Ninety-six outstanding enterprises in the “Vietnamese people prioritise using made-in-Vietnam goods” campaign will be announced at an awards ceremony to be broadcast live on VTV1 on March 17.

Specifically, 10 business will be awarded with the “Top 10 Vietnamese product brands” title, while 10 others will be named in the “Top 10 businesses holding excellent Vietnamese brand services” category.

The remaining will receive the “outstanding Vietnamese brand enterprises” award.

The competition, the second of its kind, was launched in October 2017, with nearly 300 enterprises from across Vietnam nominated.

The event, held for the first time in 2014, aims to honour outstanding Vietnamese products and services, and encourage domestic enterprises to invest in production and business and take advantage of science and technology advances to increase product quality.

Speaking at a press conference in Hanoi on March 12, Le Viet Nga, deputy head of the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Domestic Market Department, said the awards ceremony is in preparation for the 10th anniversary of the “Vietnamese people prioritise using made-in-Vietnam goods”  campaign to be held in 2019. -VNA