Vietbuild, the biggest annual construction-industry exhibition, opened on August 29 at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre in Ho Chi Minh City's District 7.

Around 800 companies from 18 countries and territories are showcasing the latest products and equipment, interior and exterior decorative items, and construction materials at over 2,250 booths.
At the five-day exhibition, many conferences will also be held to discuss urgent issues and the latest technologies in the industry.

La Luk Ban, deputy general director of Phuc Khang Corporation, said that his company is looking for sources of cheap materials and technologies for reducing housing prices in a shorter time.-VNA