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HCM City (VNA) – The first Thailand shopping festival got underway in Ho Chi Minh City on January 20, with nearly 80 exhibitors taking part.

On display until January 24 will be consumer and household goods, cosmetics, garments, jewelry, accessories, food, confectionary and beverages.

Naronk Summat, Chairman of the Thai Business Association in Vietnam, said the festival is one of the initiatives to stimulate demand for quality Thai goods sold at preferential prices.

It also affords Vietnamese a chance to taste a variety of Thai food.

Deputy Director of the Department of Trade Promotion’s southern office Bui Thi Hoang Yen, said Vietnamese and Thai firms are encouraged to seek business opportunities to raise two-way trade this year.

The event also launches a series of activities to promote trade between Vietnam and Thailand.-VNA