The 15th Vietnam Fisheries International Exhibition (VIETFISH 2013) opened on June 25 in Ho Chi Minh City to promote the country’s seafood trademark to global markets.

Organised by the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporter and Producers (VASEP), the three-day event has drawn the participation of 163 domestic and foreign enterprises which are showcasing varieties of seafood products along with freezing technology and processing machinery at 230 booths.

The annual exhibition provides an ideal platform for seafood traders to evaluate market trends and consumer tastes, introduce their latest products to customers, seek partners and expand consumer markets.

On the sidelines of the event, many seminars and activities are also being held, focusing on hot issues significant to the development of Vietnam fisheries. They include a trade exchange between Japanese importers and Vietnam seafood managers and traders.-VNA