|The Ha Noi People's Committee has advanced 10 enterprises VNĐ236 billion ($105,000) to stockpile seven kinds of essential commodities for the Tet holiday. —
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HA NOI (VNS) — Ha Noi People's Committee has advanced 10 enterprises VNĐ236 billion (US$105,000) to stock essential commodities for the upcoming New Year and Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, a representative of the committee said.
The goods include rice, pork, chicken, eggs, seafood, cooking oil, and vegetables.
This aims at stabilising prices and ensuring the adequate supply of essential goods to meet increased demand during the Tet holiday, the People's Committee said.
The advance will be implemented from October this year to April next year with no interest rate.
Besides, the city's Department of Industry and Trade has launched a promotion campaign. Customers purchasing goods at promotional stores will receive discounts of between 10 and 50 per cent. — VNS