Business

Vietnam goods ‘need more support'

The Government should develop policies to protect made-in-Vietnam products from the threat of smuggled and low-quality goods in the domestic market, while enhancing trade promotion for them, experts said at a conference on May 8.
Business

Retailers expand despite fall in demand

Despite a decrease in consumption demands and retail turnover, domestic retailers are continuing to open more outlets in the capital with an eye on industry potential.

The Son Ha group, which specialises in stainless steel water tanks and construction, has recently opened its first store in the capital’s Ha Dong District.

The group said that it will open two more outlets in Cau Giay and Tu Liem in 2012. It has also targeted to open 20 supermarkets nationwide in the next five years.
Business

Hanoi expands price stabilisation

The capital city would expand its price stabilisation programme to limit the impact of price increase on the people's living standards, Hanoi Industry and Trade Department deputy director Nguyen Van Dong said.
Business

Demand for goods rises ahead of Tet

The amount of money traded for goods and services in Hanoi until the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival will increase by 20-25 percent to around 24 trillion VND (1.15 billion USD) per month, Hanoi's Industry and Trade Department said.
Business

Foods, holiday season may push CPI up

December's Consumer Price Index is forecast to increase by 0.5 to 0.6 percent compared to the previous month due to the advent of Christmas and Tet holidays alongside flooding in several areas.
Business

Stores increase hours, staff for Tet

Supermarkets in Hanoi and HCM City will extend their operating hours and stock extra goods to meet increased shopping demand ahead of the Tet (lunar new year) holiday.
Business

Profuse stocks hoped to keep price hike in check

Though prices of goods are expected to increase as the lunar New Year (Tet) is approaching, the Hanoi Department for Industry and Trade has assured the rise will be moderate thanks to profuse goods stocks.