Locals in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho are introduced to French products, including cosmetics, perfume, confectionary and beverage, displayed at a fair kicked off on February 7.

The French product fair underway at the Can Tho International Exhibition Fair Centre is the first of its kind in Can Tho, the city which is striving to become the Mekong Delta’s economic hub.

It was jointly held by Lecave del soleil Group and the French business group in Vietnam, and the municipal Department of Industry and Trade.

Nguyen Minh Toai, Director of the municipal Department of Industry and Trade, elaborated the fair as an opportunity for French enterprises to market their products to local consumers and businesses.

Meanwhile, representatives from French business group expressed hope to seek partnerships with the city’s businesses exporting local products to France.

In the framework of the fair, a number of activities are slated to take place such as a chocolate festival for Valentine’s Day.

In addition, a miniature Paris with Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Champs-Elysees avenue, and European architecture was created for the fair.

The event will run until February 15.-VNA