HCM City companies secure food supply and reasonable prices
The HCM City government asked its numerous companies to supply
enough food at reasonable prices for consumers during the Tet (lunar new
year) 2008, which starts on February 7.
The Saigon Trading Group, the HCM City Agriculture Corporation,
Saigon Co.op, Huynh Gia Huynh De, Phu An Sinh and Vissan have pledged to supply
enough major food and maintain the selling prices 3-5% lower than the market
price during the Tet holidays.
Earlier, the city government advanced VND400 billion for these
companies to store major goods for this purpose.
(HCM City, January 24, 2008)