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Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam - Hanoi Goods Week 2017 will be held at the AEON Lake Town Mori trade centre in the Japanese prefecture of Saitama from June 5-11.

The event will be organised by the Hanoi Centre of Investment, Trade and Tourism Promotion (HPA), the Ministry of Industry and Trade and Japan’s AEON Group.

It aims to boost exports of made-in-Vietnam goods to the Japanese market.

Deputy Director of HPA Nguyen Thi Mai Anh said 33 businesses have registered to join the event, focusing on garment-textile, footwear, handicraft, home decoration, souvenirs, farm produce, processing food and local special products. 

An activity will be held to connect Vietnamese businesses with Japanese import and distribution firms, along with a workshop to promote tourism and cuisine of Vietnam and Hanoi in particular.

After 2017, Hanoi hopes to make the goods week an annual event in Japan.-VNA