Visitors at the event (Photo: VNA)
HCM City (VNA) – The 11th international exhibition on industrial machinery, equipment, materials and products (VINAMAC EXPO 2016) kicked off in Ho Chi Minh City on December 7.

As many as 250 groups and companies from Austria, the Republic of Czech, Germany, the Republic of Korea, the US, Italy, Japan, Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand and Singapore, China and Vietnam are showcasing their products at 450 pavilions.

The event is divided into five thematic exhibitions on metallurgy, iron and steel; welding and machining technology; metals and components; chemicals, paints and coatings; textile printing and inkjet advertising.

Deputy head of the South Agency under the Ministry of Industry and Trade Nguyen Quang Huy said the VINAMAC EXPO 2016 offers a good chance for businesses in industry and support industry to popularise their brand names as well as seek partners and expand domestic and international markets.

The expo also enables enterprises at home and abroad to transfer technology and promote trade and investment activities, he added.

A number of workshops on steel prospects in 2017, textile printing industry, and flora protection will be held as part of the event.

The annual VINAMAC EXPO is organised by the Fair and Advertising Joint Stock Company (VIETFAIR) in coordination with ministries, and domestic and foreign associations. 

The fair will last until December 10./.