Plastics & Rubber Viet Nam 2015. (Source: ​VNA)

HCM City (VNA)
- The 6th International Plastics and Rubber, Technologies and Materials Exhibition and Conference for Vietnam (Plastics & Rubber Vietnam 2016) will take place from March 1 to 3 at Saigon Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) in HCM City.

The event will include a comprehensive display of global technologies and equipment, production materials, semi-finished products, technical parts, and services for the industry.

The 2016 edition will see international group participations from Austria, China, Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, the Republic of Korea, Singapore and the UK.

Last year, the event attracted 152 exhibitors from 19 countries and regions, and 7,000 trade visitors from Vietnam and the surrounding region.

This year, it will be incorporated with the 11th International Processing and Packaging Exhibition and Conference for Vietnam, to provide a full marketplace for industry leaders.

The plastic manufacturing industry is one of the fastest-growing industries in Vietnam, sustaining average annual growth of 20-25 percent.

According to the Vietnam Plastic Association, the country's export turnover of plastic products reached 4.2 billion USD in the first six months of 2015, up 10.3 percent year on year.-VNA