A booth displaying Thailand's souvenirs - Illustrative image (Source: Internet)
HCM City (VNA) – A trade fair displaying high-quality goods from Thailand kicked off in Ho Chi Minh City on April 20.

Organised by the Thai Business Association in Vietnam and Dong Nam Advertising and Commercial Promotion JSC, the event attracted a crowd of Thai firms and Vietnamese exporters exhibiting their products across more than 125 pavilions.

The event features a range of made-in-Thailand products such as food, beverages, clothes, home appliances, health care products, decorations and souvenirs.

According to Thailand’s Consul General in HCM City Panpimon Suwannapongse, the five-day event is part of activities to celebrate Thailand’s Songkran Water Festival and the 40 th anniversary of Vietnam-Thailand diplomatic ties.

Vietnam and Thailand established diplomatic ties in 1976. Vietnam is the fourth biggest trade partner of Thailand in ASEAN after Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia.

Bilateral trade is expected to top 20 billion USD in 2020.-VNA