Vietnam’s Most Favourite Brand Names 2013 have been granted to 32 outstanding businesses.

The winners have operated in various fields such as tourism, trade, transport, services, manufacturing, and banking.

Vice Chairwoman of Ho Chi Minh City’s People’s Committee Nguyen Thi Hong praised these businesses for their significant contributions to the socio-economic development of the city and the country as a whole at the honour ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City on January 5.

The annual award voted by customers nationwide aims to encourage enterprises to build prestigious brands of high quality, and enhance the competitiveness of Vietnamese goods in both domestic and foreign markets.

Businesses such as Saigontourist, Viettravel, AIG Insurance, Saigon Co-op and Big C, which have won recognition for five consecutive years, were also presented with the gold brand credit.-VNA