Visitors at the Vietnam Plas, Vietnam Rubber 2015 (Photo: VNA)
The 15th Vietnam International Plastic and Rubber Industry Exhibition (Vietnam Plas, Vietnam Rubber 2015) opened at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre in Ho Chi Minh City on September 16.

The event has received favourable feedback for the past 14 years, having been organised annually in Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar and Bangladesh.

Co-hosted by the Vietnam Plastic Association and the Vietnam Rubber Association, the event aims to disseminate the two sectors’ leading brands and latest machinery.

According to Le Ngoc Trung from the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the country’s plastic export turnover has constantly increased in recent years. Vietnam is the third biggest rubber manufacturer and the fourth largest natural rubber exporter.

He underscored the exhibition will create constructive conditions for enterprises both home and abroad to source materials, exchange information and learn about advanced technologies in an attempt to improve their competitiveness.

According to the Organising Board, this year’s event features nearly 400 stands displaying products of over 300 enterprises from 10 countries and territories worldwide such as Singapore, the Republic of Korea, Japan and China.

The event runs until September 19.-VNA