According to the Department of Trade and Industry, during the past 8 months, the total retail sales of goods and consuming-services throughout the province reached more than VND 11,654 billion, an increase of 21.3% over the same period last year. August consuming-priceindex increased 0.48% compared with July and 17.8% over the same period.
Total export-turnoverwas approximatelyUSD 7.7 million, a 35.7% decrease over the same period. The main reason is that some staples’price in the province accounting for high-turnover was drasticallydecreased, for example, cashew-nut production fell more than 52%, various kinds of seafood decreased more than 28% … The total import-turnover was about USD 2.4 million, a decrease of nearly 80%. Transportation-revenue was approximately VND 1.012 billion, an increase of 22% over the same period;asfrom the beginning of the year,the number of cargo-ships docked in Vung Ro port has increased, reaching over 190 ship-turns, transporting around 282,000 tons types of goods…
Source: Phu Yen Newspaper
Translated by TRINH THUY