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Retail Sales in Vietnam Tracker: May Update [data set]

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Retail sales revenue in May fell compared to April, according to data from the Ministry of Industry and Trade. Increases were seen in: cultural and educational items, vehicles (excluding cars but including spare parts), accommodation and food services, and services. Minor falls, conversely, were seen in: food; garments; utensils, tools, and household equipment; and travel and tourism.

Retails sales Vietnam, January to May 2024

Food144,4665.69150,0855.913.89%145,9445.74-2.76%144,5715.69-0.94%142,0365.59-1.75%
Garments21,7840.8619,8990.78-8.65%19,4360.76-2.33%21,0650.838.38%20,6180.81-2.12%
Utensils, tools, and household equipment47,4941.8742,8131.68-9.86%42,6241.68-0.44%43,5851.722.25%43,3291.71-0.59%
Cultural and educational items5,0950.204,7310.19-7.14%4,7870.191.18%4,9640.203.69%4,9650.200.02%
Vehicles (except cars, including spare parts)19,2940.7616,0390.63-16.87%16,1540.640.72%19,0400.7517.87%19,0700.750.16%
Sub-total407,54216.04392,95815.46-3.58%392,72715.46-0.06%403,82915.892.83%402,37415.84-0.36%
Accommodation and food services58,8862.3257,8982.28-1.68%58,3092.290.71%59,8432.362.63%60,5192.381.13%
Travel, tourism4,3950.174,7390.197.83%5,0790.207.17%5,1050.200.51%4,9770.20-2.50%
Service53,2942.1050,9472.00-4.40%53,2112.094.44%51,3672.02-3.47%51,8902.041.02%
Total524,11620.63506,54219.93-3.35%509,32520.040.55%520,14320.472.12%519,76020.45-0.07%

*billions

Source: Ministry of Industry and Trade

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