Livestock, aquaculture expo in HCM City hinh anh 1A corner of the expo (Source:
HCM City (VNA) – Technologies, equipment, products and services related to the livestock breeding, dairy, meat processing and aquaculture industries are on display at a biennial exhibition that opened in HCM City on March 23.

The 2016 International Livestock, Dairy, Meat Processing and Aquaculture Expo (ILDEX Vietnam) has attracted 205 exhibitors from 30 countries and territories, 30 percent more than in 2014, Nino Gruettke, Managing Director of VNU Exhibitions Asia Pacific, one of the organisers, said.

The expo would also feature several conferences providing in-depth coverage of the current and future livestock industry, highlighting specific areas of growth as well as the latest technology developments, he said.

Speaking at the opening ceremony, Hoang Thanh Van, Head of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development's Animal Breeding Department, said the exhibition would offer industry professionals the chance to learn about new technologies, network and explore business opportunities.

It is also a good chance to showcase the local livestock sector to attract more investment, he added.

The exhibition at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre will run until March 25 and expects to attract 9,000 visitors.-VNA