|The increasing sand prices caused a 30 to 40 per cent shortage in the quantity of sand supplied for construction projects in HCM City. — Photo tuoitre.vn|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has ordered to clarify information on increasing construction sand prices in Người Lao Động (Labourers) newspaper on May 21.
Under the document, issued by the Government Office on Wednesday, the PM assigned Minister of Construction Phạm Hồng Hà to report the issue and propose urgent solutions.
On May 21, Người Lao Động newspaper posted a story titled "After a month, construction sand prices increased three times".
According to the article, sand prices soared over the past few days at construction material shops in HCM City. After one month, construction sand prices tripled and there was a 30 to 40 per cent shortage in the quantity of sand supplied for construction projects in HCM City. — VNS