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Hanoi (VNA)
- The 28th Vietnam International Industrial Fair (VIIF 2019) opened in the capital city of Hanoi on October 8.

Covering an area of 6,000sq.m, the fair is showcasing modern equipment and machinery including hydraulics, lifting equipment, laser engraving machines from more than 350 domestic and foreign businesses, including those from Japan, the Republic of Korea, mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Italy and Russia.

Organised by the Vietnam Exhibition Fair Centre (VEFAC), the four-day event offers opportunities for Vietnamese firms to meet with their international partners and exchange ideas. 

Speaking at the opening ceremony, Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Ta Quang Dong described VIIF 2019 as an effective trade and investment promotion activity for domestic and international firms.

The event will also help companies update latest technology and seek new business opportunities as well as establish new partnerships, he added.

A representative from the China-based Dalian YIDE Coating Equipment Co said his company is seeking partners to work as sale representative or sales agent for powder and liquid coating lines in Vietnam.

The company is a manufacturer of customised powder and liquid coating line and also a solution supplier since 2008.

A series of business matching programmes are also continually taking place at the fair, which allows domestic and foreign enterprises to meet and establish or deepen business cooperation and push industrial development.

The previous edition lured the participation of more than 300 domestic and international enterprises and attracted about 7,000 visitors./.