(PLO)- In the first four months of the year, the total retail sales of goods and services is estimated at VND 360,02 billion.
According to the four-month socio-economic situation report and May 2022 tasks of the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City, the total retail sales of consumer goods and services in the month is estimated at 95,612 billion VND, up 3.2. % over the previous month and up 6.2% over the same period.
Specifically, the total retail sales decreased slightly by 0.46% compared to the previous month, mainly due to fluctuations in the prices of raw materials, gasoline, gold and silver in March, affecting the price and revenue of the company. many product groups.
Meanwhile, the accommodation and catering industry increased by 12.12% over the previous month, the travel service increased by 18.6% over the previous month.
Total retail sales of consumer goods and services in April were estimated at VND 95,612 billion. Photo: THU HA
In general, service trade activities in April in the area remained stable, continuing the recovery momentum from previous months.
Also according to the report, in the first four months of the year, the total retail sales of goods and services was estimated at VND 360,02 billion, down 1.7% over the same period (up 7.9 percent in the same period last year).
The cumulative decrease over the months is gradually narrowing and approaching the positive growth expectation when the epidemic situation in the country as well as in the city has stabilized, the policies to open up after the epidemic and stabilize prices have become effective.
Besides, the import and export activities of Ho Chi Minh City continued to achieve many prosperity.
For export activities, the total export turnover of goods of the city’s enterprises in the first four months of the year was estimated at 13.9 billion USD, up 3.6% over the same period.
Main export items are computers, electronic products and components, up 20.2% over the same period; textile and garment increased by 88.2%; machinery, equipment, tools & spare parts increased by 47.7%; vegetables and fruits increased by 103.4 %…
For imports, the total turnover of four months is estimated at 36.4 billion USD, up 122.6% over the same period. Major imports such as computers, electronic products and components increased by 6%, machinery, equipment, tools and spare parts increased by 132%; fabrics of all kinds increased by 17%…
For transportation services, in four months, the volume of public passenger transport is estimated at 40 million passengers, down 77.8% over the same period and reaching 10% compared to the 2022 plan.
Particularly in the tourism segment, total revenue in the month was estimated at VND 8,761 billion, up 26.7% over the same period. Domestic tourists to Ho Chi Minh City were estimated at 1.97 million arrivals, up 56.7% over the same period. International visitors to Ho Chi Minh City were more than 114,728 turns, an increase of 100% over the same period.
Visitors to An Giang and Tra Vinh skyrocketed
(PLO)- In 4 days from April 30 to May 3, An Giang welcomed about 300,000 visitors, an increase of 50%; Tra Vinh also welcomed 31,400 guests, up 18.5%.