In August, the motor vehicle manufacturing and transport manufacturing industry had a decline of 1.39% and 2.26% compared to the previous month; other industries increased but not high. As a result, the industrial production index in August of the province increased only 0.26%.
However, in the first eight months of this year, industrial enterprises continued producing stably, the output increased over the same period, in which 161,110 tons of animal feed, up 14%; 3,840 thousand pairs of sport shoes, up approximately 11%; 41,185 automobiles of all kinds, up by 20%; over 1.3 million motorcycles, up 10%. The revenue of electronic components reached 36,650 billion dong, up 20.17% ... The industrial production index of the province in the first eight months increased 13.9% over the same period in 2017.
Commercial and service sectors also showed strong growth, the total retail sales of goods and services in August reached 4,013 billion dong, up 16% over the same period. For the first eight months of this year, the total retail sales of consumption goods and services were estimated at VND 30,029 billion dong, up 11% over the same period last year. In which retail sales reached 25,756 billion dong, accounting for 85% of the total and up 11%. The revenue from accommodation, food, travel, and tourist assistance was estimated at 2,481 billion dong, up 8.9%; other consumption services were estimated at 1,792 billion dong, up 9.64%.
Hieu Anh (vinhphuc.gov.vn)