HCM City eyes boost to collective sector Business

HCM City eyes boost to collective sector

Local cooperatives need to mobilise capital from their members or cooperate with enterprise members to improve their production and trading, the HCM City Cooperative Alliance has said.
Rural market offers good opportunities for retail Business

Rural market offers good opportunities for retail

Vietnam’s retail market will continue to grow strongly this year, with lots of opportunities to develop modern retail systems in rural areas, according to Phan Lan Chi, deputy director of supermarket chain Lan Chi Mart.
FDI businesses focus on Vietnam retail sector Business

FDI businesses focus on Vietnam retail sector

The Ministry of Industry and Trade said only in big retailers such as Big C and Saigon Co.op, the proportion of Vietnamese goods accounts for over 90%, while in other businesses, it accounts for 70%.
Retail sales up 12.2 percent in January Business

Retail sales up 12.2 percent in January

Total revenue from retail trade and services in Vietnam reached an estimated 402.2 trillion VND (17.26 billion USD) in January, up 4.4 percent month-on-month and 12.2 percent year-on-year, the latest report from the General Statistics Office (GSO) showed.
Technology key to agricultural production: forum Business

Technology key to agricultural production: forum

The use of technology is considered one of the most important factors to improve the yields and quality of agricultural products and enable them to join the global value chain, delegates heard at a forum in Ho Chi Minh City on November 14.
Domestic retailers strive to gain competitive edge Business

Domestic retailers strive to gain competitive edge

Domestic retailers must work to outline rational business strategies to gain a competitive edge over their foreign rivals, especially as the local retail market has become more attractive than ever to foreign investors.