The Vietbuild international exhibition—a platform to showcase the latest construction materials, technologies and interior and exterior decor products—opened in Ho Chi Minh City for the first time this year on June 18.

This exhibition has attracted the participation of more than 800 businesses from 18 nations, including Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, the Republic of Korea, Japan and the US.

Deputy Minister of Construction Le Quang Hung said that the event, organised by the ministry, offers a chance for both domestic and foreign enterprises to seek cooperation opportunities, expand investments, study technologies and develop products.

The ongoing exhibition will conclude on June 22. Meanwhile, the second event will be held in the city from September 1-5.-VNA