The Mekong Expo Vietnam 2013 opened in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on April 26 under the theme of “Cooperation and investment for the development of Mekong Delta and Boosting Trade Promotion”.

The event, jointly held by Ministry of Industry and Trade and the People’s Committee of Can Tho city, attracts the participation of 200 enterprises including foreign joint ventures and localities nationwide.

A total of 370 stalls introduce to visitors trade and commodity promotion activities, products of traditional villages and local specialties, products of the participating enterprises. There are separate sections dedicated to products for children and green commerce.

The exposition creates opportunities for provinces and cities to promote trade, tourism and investment as well as helps businesses cooperate and expand their network of sales agents and branches in the Mekong Delta region.

Among activities, there will be a workshop on tourism development in the region and programmes to introduce new products and technologies.

The exposition at the Can Tho International Fair and Exhibition Centre will open until May 2.