A booth at the previous Vietnam Expo in HCM City (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) - The 15th Vietnam International Trade Fair (Vietnam Expo 2017) will take place at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre in Ho Chi Minh City on December 6-9.

The expo continues to be an important bridge to connect Vietnamese and foreign enterprises, allowing them to meet and exchange views on business cooperation.

It is also a destination where policymakers can update latest waves of market and producers can popularise their trademarks as well as expand consumption network.

This year’s event will feature 800 booths of 750 businesses from 16 countries and territories including India, Taiwan (China), Germany, the Republic of Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, the US and China.

On display will be various products such as electronic devices and products, hardware products and hand tools, construction materials and household products-consumer goods.

According to the Vietnam National Trade Fair & Advertising Company (Vinexad), participating companies want to introduce their new items for 2018 with the aim of seeking customers’ feedback for evaluating the market’s demand.

[Vietnam Expo 2017 promotes new products for 2018]

Numerous activities will be held in the framework of the event, notably a trade exchange between Vietnamese and Chinese electromechanical firms.

A seminar on Vietnam’s economic, trade and investment cooperation with three Chinese localities of Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei is scheduled to be held on December 6, offering opportunities for businesses of the two countries to exchange views and cooperate in various fields.

A talk on infrastructure quality and construction of Asia’s future, with the participation of Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, will be organised, among others.

According to the organising board, 520 businesses showcased their products at the 2016 expo, which attracted 11,650 visitors.-VNA