Visitors are checking products at Vietfish 2016. (Source: www.tradepro.vn)

HCM City (VNA) – The Vietnam Fisheries International Exhibition – Vietfish 2016 – opens in HCM City at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre on August 3.

With the theme of “Asia’s Home of Seafood”, Vietfish 2016 is being attended by nearly 200 big local and foreign enterprises from 14 countries and territories like Malaysia, Thailand, Japan, Germany, the United States, Turkey and the Republic of Korea.

There are more than 350 booths at the exhibition, with a number of workshops organised as well.

According to Ngo Van Ich, Chairman of the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP), Vietnam is currently the world’s third largest farmed fish producer and the world’s fourth largest seafood exporter.

The event will last until August 5.-VNA