Illustrative image (Source: VNA)
 
Hai Phong (VNA) – The Thai Products’ Week is underway in the northern port city of Hai Phong from March 15-18, attracting 50 Vietnamese and Thai exhibitors. 

As part of a series of trade and investment promotion events in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV) and ASEAN member states, the week is being organised by the Thai Ministry of Commerce’s Department of International Trade Promotion, the Thai embassy in Hanoi’s Office of Commercial Affairs and the Vietnam National Trade Fair & Advertising Company.

About 70 booths are showcasing food, beverages, fruit, household appliances, apparel, jewellery, electronics, health and beauty products, decorations and souvenirs from Thailand.

The event will also feature cooking demonstrations and music performances.  

The event has been held annually in Hai Phong since 2012.

Thailand is among top 10 largest foreign investors in Vietnam, pouring over 8.4 billion USD into nearly 500 projects mostly in northern and southern Vietnam.

At present, Thailand’s investment in Vietnam mainly focuses on manufacturing and processing (7.14 billion USD in 212 projects), infrastructure (397 million USD in seven projects) and agriculture (277 million USD in 30 projects).-VNA