Use of small change has fallen as prices increase
Vietnamese notes and coins below VND5,000 (US$0.24) in value could die out in the market since price hikes make it hard for people to keep and use them in trading, an economist says.
Goods now fetch high prices, so trading with small change has fallen, Vu Dinh Anh told VnExpress Tuesday.
The report quoted a woman called Ha as saying: “I find small change worth nothing in our daily life, so I don’t want to receive it.”
Chuong, a resident of the capital city, said, “I ask vendors to keep the change of VND500-1000 because I cannot buy anything with it.” (more…)