A pavilion at Vietbuild 2015 in central Da Nang city (Photo: VNA)
Can Tho (VNA) – The Vietbuild international exhibition 2016 opened in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on October 12.

The annual event is held by the Information Centre under the Ministry of Construction, the Vietbuild Construction International Exhibition Organisation, and Can Tho Promotion Agency.

Deputy Minister of Construction Bui Pham Khanh said the exhibition takes place at a time when the socio-economic situation continues to gain satisfactory outcomes, with positive changes in construction material production and the real estate market.
He noted that property is the second most attractive field to both domestic and foreign investment in Vietnam in the first three quarters of this year.

According to the organising board, this year’s exhibition houses 550 pavilions showcasing products of nearly 225 units operating in construction, interior and exterior decoration.

Among participants are 183 domestic businesses and 36 joint ventures and foreign groups from Japan, Malaysia, Thailand, the Republic of Korea, France, Singapore, the US and China.

The expo displays a range of products such as building materials, home decoration, paint, solar energy and water treatment machines, and other construction spare parts.

It will also feature a workshop on non-baked and green construction materials for facilities in the Mekong Delta and a business forum.

The event will run until October 16.-VNA