The Ministry of Industry and Trade has just reported on the supply – demand situation, the market price on the 30th of Tet (ie February 11th). Accordingly, by the 30th of Tet, the purchasing power gradually decreases at traditional markets, most of people focus on buying fresh foods, green vegetables, flowers and fruits due to other items such as dried foods, confectionery, wine, beer, soft drinks… were purchased in the previous days. People shop goods At the market, the supermarket is crowded on the morning of the 30th Tet.
According to the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the points of sale and convenience stores are still open until the afternoon of the 30th of Tet to serve the shopping needs of people. Specifically, the Aeon supermarket system is open from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm and reopens from 12 a.m. to 22 p.m. on the first day of Tet, Saigon Co.opmart opens from 6 a.m. to 12 noon 30 Tet and reopens. From the 2nd of Tet, VinMart supermarkets are open until 12:30 p.m. on Tet, Big C supermarkets are open until 14:30 p.m. on New Year’s Day, Hapro system and some convenience stores are open late to the evening of 30. Tet.
“Up to now, there has been no shortage of goods or unreasonable price increases for most of the goods for Tet” – the Ministry of Industry and Trade stated.
People shop for Tet at a traditional market in Ha Tinh, most of which wear masks to prevent Covid-19
Regarding prices, for fresh food items, the Ministry of Industry and Trade said the market is still active on the 30th New Year although shopping demand has decreased compared to the 29th Tet. Prices of most items are stable or only slightly increase compared to the 29th Tet.
Pork market has a stable price compared to the 29th Tet, popular in: Mong hamlet 130,000-150,000 VND / kg (North), 130,000-140,000 VND / kg (South), pork tenderloin price 140,000-160,000 VND / kg.
Vegetables, tubers and fruits have a plentiful and diverse supply, so the prices of vegetables and tubers are stable compared to the previous days. The purchasing power of flowers and ornamental plants tends to decrease gradually (about 10-15%) compared to the 29th Tet holiday because most consumers have bought before.
According to the forecasts of the Ministry of Industry and Trade, during Tet holidays from the 1st to the 2nd of the New Year, people mainly enjoy spring, play Tet or limit going to the streets due to complicated epidemics, commodity markets. re-exciting.
At the same time, in the first days of the new year, many business establishments for Tet holidays and most of consumers have purchased goods to reserve from the previous days, so it is forecasted that there are no abnormal fluctuations in goods.