A stall at the Hanoi Gift Show 2018 (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – The Hanoi Gift Show 2018 opened on October 17, attracting the participation of hundreds of foreign importers seeking cooperation opportunities with Vietnamese businesses.

The event features more than 100 new products by domestic and foreign designers, including winners of a handicraft design contest this year.

With more than 650 stalls by nearly 250 domestic and foreign firms from India, Nepal, Japan, the Republic of Korea and China, the show is expected to lure some 12,000 visitors, including more than 600 importers from the US, Europe, Japan, Australia, Canada and Brazil. 

Within the framework of the event, there will be a seminar on craft villages and handicrafts.

Up to 40 university students majoring in the English, Japanese, and French languages are present to help domestic firms connect with foreign buyers, according to the organising board.

The show will last until October 20.-VNA