The 2013 Central Highlands Industry, Agriculture and Trade Fair opened on December 19 in Dak Nong province, with 400 pavilions displaying development achievements of 18 cities and provinces in and outside the region.

During the seven-day event, 167 participating businesses have brought their latest technologies and a wide range of products from machineries, equipment, electronics, communications devices, handicrafts, to food and agricultural products.

The fair aims to create a venue for businesses to promote their products, seek partners and bring them closer to customers.

Within the event framework, a conference on sustainable coffee production will also be organised, as the Central Highland is the largest coffee producing region in the country.

The fair, jointly organised by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Ministry of Industry and Trade and Dak Nong province, is among activities to celebrate the 10 th anniversary of the Dak Nong province’s establishment.-VNA