The domestic pork prices could be stabilised by this year end, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Đỗ Thắng Hải said at a Government meeting on Tuesday in Hà Nội.
On Thursday, live hog prices at farms increased by VNĐ2,000-7,000 per kilo to VNĐ88,000-92,000 in the north.
The domestic gold price saw its strongest growth in three months last week after beating the milestone of VNĐ42 million (US$1,817.40) per tael.
Fresh water for daily use in HCM City has been priced at 6 per cent higher than the previous rate since mid November.
Environmentally-friendly buses in HCM City could face operating problems as compressed natural gas (CNG) suppliers plan to reduce CNG supply, according to local authorities.