Goods, services sales value in April up 9.5%

Tuesday, 2018-05-01 13:36:54
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NDO - The total retail sales value of goods and services in April was estimated at more than VND 350.5 trillion (US$ 15.4 billion), 1.7% higher than last month and 9.5% higher than in the same period last year, according to a report by the General Statistics Office (GSO).

The total retail revenue of essential goods saw a growth rate of 10.9%, to VND 265.8 trillion (US$ 11.67 billion), against the same period last year.

Meanwhile, the hotel and restaurant sector and tourism services posted a retail sales value of VND 43.8 trillion (US$ 1.92 billion), up 12.3%, and VND 2.8 trillion (US$ 123 million), up 11.4%, respectively.

Meanwhile, sales of other services reached VND 38.1 trillion, down 1.6 % compared to the same period in 2017. In January to April 2018, retail sales reached VND 1,399 trillion (US$ 61.4 billion), up 9.8% over the same period in the previous year.