Hanoi to host Vietnam Expo 2018 in April hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Source: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – The 28th Vietnam International Trade Fair (Vietnam Expo 2018) is set to take place at the Hanoi International Exhibition Centre from April 11 to 14.

Themed “Enhancing Regional and Global Economic Links”, the event has to date attracted registrations from more than 450 businesses located across 16 local provinces and cities and 23 countries and territories, such as Russia, the Republic of Korea, Thailand and Japan.

Russia is an honorable guest at the Vietnam Expo 2018, where Russian firms will display their key and outstanding products such as mechanical manufacturing, automated equipment, industrial biotechnology, high technology electronics on an area of 520 sq.m. The participation is expected to boost trade between the two countries.

The year 2017 marked upbeat growth in Vietnam – Russia ties, with both sides agreeing to push the implementation of the Eurasian Economic Union – Vietnam free trade agreement and increase bilateral trade to 20 billion USD by 2020.

A representative of the Ministry of Industry and Trade said the expo offers tremendous opportunities to participants, as its previous editions witnessed hundreds of contracts and cooperative pacts sealed.

This year, the fair focuses on the display of machines, construction materials, as well as information technology, food, and healthcare products. -VNA