Financial relief packages and free supply of rice and other essential goods are among the many initiatives being taken by the Government and charity organisations to help workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ministry of Industry and Trade has denied rumours that it proposed the establishment of a State stabilisation fund to cope with the sudden increase in steel prices that has impacted many businesses.
Việt Nam’s per capita income in 2020 declined two per cent to VNĐ4.23 million (US$183.19) per month compared to 2019, the General Statistics Office (GSO) has said.
Core inflation in May increased 0.15 per cent month on month and 1.13 per cent against the same period last year.
In May alone, Việt Nam’s exports valued at $26 billion, down 2.1 per cent over the previous month and up 35.6 per cent from the same period last year.