Ho Chi Minh City ensures sufficient goods for Tet

Ho Chi Minh is preparing a large quantity of goods, which will meet half of market demands during Tet (Lunar New Year festival).

At a meeting organized by the municipal People's Committee on Sunday, the local leaders said businesses will distribute goods worth more than 400 million USD. Nguyen Huynh Trang, Vice Director of the Department of Industry and Trade, said:"10,000 shops are selling Tet goods, mostly food, at lower prices. In addition, there are 198 food vans this month."

The city authorities asked banks which are running 4,200 ATMs to supply enough cash to customers.

Source: VOV5