Although gasoline prices have dropped sharply, many products have merely decreased slightly or kept their old prices.
An online trade exchange conference on consumer goods between Vietnam and Japan will be held by the Ministry of Industry and Trade on June 30 to help domestic producers gain broader access to the Japanese market.
Consumer goods, health care, energy, construction materials, infrastructure, and technology are among the sectors with enormous potential for investment in Vietnam once the COVID-19 pandemic subsides, an expert has said.
Supermarkets in HCM City have worked with suppliers to ensure there is sufficient supply of goods at steady prices for the next two to three months, diminishing public fear of shortages.
Vietnamese conglomerate Vingroup said on December 3 it has entered into a share swap agreement to merge its retail and agriculture arms with Masan Consumer Holdings, to create the country’s biggest retail company.