At the event (Source: VNA)
 
Hanoi (VNA) – Thousands of contracts were signed at the Vietnam International Trade Fair 2018 (Vietnam Expo) that took place in Ho Chi Minh City from December 5-8, said a representative of the organiser.

Deputy General Director of the Vietnam National Trade Fair and Advertising Company Trinh Xuan Tuan said on December 10 that the event attracted nearly 11,650 visitors and 750 exhibitors, putting on display electrical equipment and electronics, high-tech toys, spare parts, industrial machinery, construction materials, food and beverages, and beauty products from 28 countries and territories.

Exhibitors were hoping to popularise and acquire feedback on their products, thereby shaping market demand, as well as seek out potential partners, he said.

On the occasion, the Vietnam-China Economy and Trade Cooperation Forum 2018 with a focus on market demand and potential cooperation between the two countries’ businesses in electrical equipment, electronics, construction, and decor, as well as international seminars on housing decor and improving the quality of life were also held.

Tuan said only 320 firms joined the Vietnam Expo 2015. The figure rose to 520 in 2016 and 750 in 2018.

Many firms and visitors were keen on products from Longyan city, in the Chinese province of Fujian at the stall launched by the municipal Bureau of Commerce and Fujian Huiyuan International Exhibition Co., Ltd., he added.–VNA