More than 100 Thai businesses are exhibiting their wares at the 2012 Thailand Products Retail Fair in Ho Chi Minh City.

The event is co-organised by the Department of Export Promotions under Thailand ’s Ministry of Commerce, the Thai Embassy and other promoters in Vietnam .

On display are top quality popular Thai products such as foodstuffs, beverages, fruit, household products, domestic electrical goods, textiles, jewellery, healthcare products, cosmetics, auto equipment and spare parts.

Nguyen Minh Thanh, Director of the company TM-DV Minh Thanh, said that this year the annual fair has attracted a huge number of visitors. Thai products are popular with many Vietnamese consumers, due to their attractive designs, good quality and competitive prices.

Organisers said that this year’s event has seen a significant increase in the number of Thai businesses taking part and shows the growing interest that overseas retailers are having in the Vietnamese market.

Apart from taking part in the exhibition, numerous Thai businesses are keen to survey the market and seek out cooperative opportunities with new partners in Vietnam .

The fair will run until August 5.-VNA