Representatives of Vietnamese and Chinese businesses meet at the China-ASEAN Expo in 2015 (Photo: VNA)

Guangxi (VNA)
– As many as 137 Vietnamese enterprises will attend the 13 th China-ASEAN Expo (CAEXPO 2016) to be opened on September 11 in China’s Nanning city.

The firms will display their goods, including agro-forestry-fishery products, processed food, electric and electronic devices, wood products, handicrafts and consumer goods at 237 booths, covering over 5,000 square metres.

In particular, Vietnam, as the honorary country of the event, will run its national booth with the theme “Beautiful City”, introducing the cradle of Vietnamese coffee, Buon Ma Thuot City in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak.

Speaking at the press briefing ahead of the event, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Do Thang Hai said Vietnam this year continues to send the biggest number of businesses to CAEXPO among the 10 ASEAN nations.

Many of the participating firms this year are prestigious ones with the plans to expand their foothold in the giant Chinese market, starting from the border areas such as Yunnan and Guangxi, according to Hai.

As the honorary country at the 13th China-ASEAN Expo (CAEXPO 2016), Vietnam will also join host China in chairing various activities marking the 25th founding anniversary of the ASEAN-China dialogue relationship.-VNA