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The information was reported by Director of the city Department of Planning and Investment Nguyen Manh Quyen during the meeting of city People's Committee on February 5th.

According to Mr. Quyen, the total number of enterprises in Hanoi city is now 281,228 enterprises.

He said that trade activities were assessed to develop well, ensuring goods circulation to serve consumer demand during the lunar New Year. Meanwhile, export turnover of goods was estimated at USD1,041 million, down 20.2% from the previous month and down 17.4% from the same period last year.

The industrial production decreased by 24.9% from the previous month and by 14.2% from the same period in 2019, as January had lunar New Year festival, thus leading to falling production.

Statistics also showed that the number of tourists to Hanoi in January was 2.38 million arrivals, down 3.5% compared to the same period last year. In which, international arrivals reached 481,800, a year-on-year reduction of 9%. However, the total revenue from tourists was estimated at VND8.693 trillion, up 7.2% over the same period last year./.

Compiled by BTA