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Vietnam attends int’l Halal showcase in Malaysia

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A photo of Vietnam's booth at the showcase. (Source: VNA)

Kuala Lumpur (VNA) – The Hanoi Trade Corporation (Hapro) participated in the 14th International Halal Showcase (MIHAS 2017) in the capital city Kuala Lumpur of Malaysia from April 5 to 8.

Tran Thi My Hanh, Deputy Director of Hapro’s Ho Chi Minh City branch, said that the company wants to study customers’ interest and demand during its first participation in the event, while seeking partners to expand cooperation in the import and export of Halal products.

Some of Hapro’s products like candies and spices, along with cashew nuts, lotus seeds and taro from other Vietnamese businesses were highly valued by international visitors.    

Counsellor of the Vietnam Trade Office in Malaysia Nguyen Son Ha said the Halal market has immense potential for Vietnamese businesses, especially agricultural product exporters. The office will continue to support local businesses in entering Malaysia’s halal market, he pledged.

The MIHAS is a large-scale showcase on foods and services of Muslim-standard. The showcase drew 580 businesses from 33 countries and territories this year, including those from ASEAN, the Middle East and Europe.-VNA

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