Retail sales of goods and services in 2016

01 Jan

By: B&Company Vietnam


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Retail sales (Total)
Total estimated retail sales of consumer goods and services= 3527.4 trillion dongs (up 10.2% over 2015), if the price factor were excluded, the growth rate would be 7.8%, lower than the growth rate of 8.5% in the previous year due to having no significant change in purchasing power, while the consumer price this year was higher than in 2015.
Transportation & Telecommunication
Estimated passenger carriage = 3620.5 million passengers (raised by 9.6%).
Estimated cargo carriage =1275.4 million tons (up 10.6%).
Estimated telecommunication sales = 381.7 trillion dongs (up 6.6% over 2015).
International visitors to Vietnam = 10.01 million arrivals (up 26% from 2015).
This is the first time Vietnam welcomed more than 10 million international visitors, double the amount of visitors to Vietnam in 2010.
Of which visitors coming by airway = 8.26 million arrivals (up 31.7%); by road= 1.47 million arrivals (down 2.3%); by seaway =284.8 thousand arrivals (up 67.7%).
Source: General Statistics Office