Online Friday 2020 to promote Vietnamese goods

The Organising Committee of Online Friday held a conference in Hanoi on January 17 to review the Online Friday 2019 as well as announce the implementation plan for 2020.

Representatives of enterprises at the programme (Photo: VNA)
Representatives of enterprises at the programme (Photo: VNA)

At the event, a nationwide programme kicked off titled ‘Every Friday’ prioritising goods that are sourced from Vietnam.

The programme will start from Friday online at and application Online Friday, downloaded from the iOS and Android.

According to the Vietnam eCommerce and Digital Economy Agency under the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the Online Friday 2019 brought together many e-commerce platforms such as Shopee, Tiki, Sendo, Voso and Sanhangre; and manufacturers such as Oppo, Habeco, Fahasa; and other distributors.

Companies in the fields of payment infrastructure, delivery and product origin verification and price comparison systems were also involved.

Some 50,000 items from more than 1,000 brands were launched with discounted prices up to 70%.

The number of orders on the system of e-commerce and social networks reached over 3 million, an increase of 67% compared to 2018.