A series of international exhibitions on industrial machinery, equipment and products opened in Ho Chi Minh City on December 5 with the attendance of 180 well-known domestic and foreign businesses.

The exhibitions include the “7th Vietnam International Exhibition on Industrial Machinery, Equipment, Materials and Products - VINAMAC EXPO 2012”, the “7th Vietnam International Exhibition on Chemical Industry - VINACHEM”, the “9th Exhibition on Chinese Chemical Industry - CHINACHEM”, the “4th Vietnam International Exhibition on Paints and Coastings - VINACOASTINGS”, and the “2nd Vietnam International Exhibition on Steel and Metal Processing - ISME VIETNAM”.

VINAMAC EXPO 2012 showcases industrial, construction and electrical equipment as well as automobiles, agricultural machinery, industrial fans and pumping machinery.

Products on show at ISME VIETNAM include steel-making technology, metal reprocessing technology, types of steel and products made from steel, metallurgy technology and equipment.

Displayed at VINACHEM, CHINACHEM and VINACOASTINGS are basic chemicals, industrial and agricultural chemicals, dyes, coastings, petrochemical products, paints and paint mixing machines.

The fair will host talks and workshops on steel, chemicals, fertilisers, as well as working visits to renowned steel companies in the south of Vietnam.

The exhibitions are organised by Fair and Advertising Joint Stock Company (VIETFAIR) in coordination with ministries, and domestic and foreign associations.

The fair will remain open until December 8.-VNA