E-commerce in Vietnam is growing, however many individuals and businesses are taking advantage of online platforms to sell poor quality and fake goods, harming customers and causing lost tax revenues.
The Vietnam National Coal and Mineral Industries Group (Vinacomin) anticipates a turnover of VND110 trillion (US$4.8 billion) this year, along with an average salary of VND9.1 million (US$404) per worker.
The country's tax revenues in the first five months of this year continued to grow despite reduction in tax collection from crude oil, according to the General Department of Taxation.
Although tax revenues from crude oil declined following plunging world prices, domestic tax collections rose in the first four months of 2015, the General Department of Taxation's report showed.
Mekong Delta localities will strive to record a GDP growth rate of 9-10 percent in 2014.