People visit a booth of SIMA ASEAN Thailand 2016 in Bangkok in September. (Photo: sima-asean.com)
 
Hanoi (VNA) - The third annual SIMA ASEAN Thailand international agricultural trade show, to be held in Bangkok in September 2017, will attract 20,000 trade visitors and create business opportunities for all participants.

The event is considered as a bridge that will enhance economic, trade and investment relations between Viet Nam, Thailand and the ASEAN Economic Community.

More than 400 Thai and international agricultural companies are expected to take part in the trade show, which will be held at the Impact Exhibition Centre from September 8 to 10. It will have an indoor exhibition area of 13,500sqm and outdoor area of 10,000sqm, Tita Kanittanon, assistant marketing manager at Impact Exhibition Management Co. Ltd., one of the organisers, said.

SIMA will offer a comprehensive range of products and services, such as tractors, spare parts and accessories, embedded electronics, tilling, sowing, planting, harvesting and post-harvest equipment, equipment for tropical and special crops, handling, transportation, storage and breeding equipment, renewable energy, consultancy, management and software.

On the sidelines, there will be a conference on sustainable farming by the Agricultural and Food Marketing Association for Asia and the Pacific (AFMA) & Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations.-VNA