At the event (Source: VNA)  
 
HCM City (VNA) – The 18th edition of the Vietnam International Plastic & Rubber Industry Exhibition (VietnamPlas 2018) kicked off in Ho Chi Minh City on October 4.

The event is held by the Vietnam National Trade Fair & Advertising Company (VINEXAD) under the Ministry of Industry and Trade, in cooperation with the Yorkers Exhibition Service Vietnam. 

On display are products and services of more than 520 suppliers from 14 countries and territories, including China, India, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Singapore, the Netherlands, Poland and Thailand.

Numerous domestic companies also participate in the event, such as members of the Vietnam Plastic Association, the Vietnam Rubber Association and the Rubber Plastic Manufacturers Association, among others.

Bui Thi Kim Huong, Director of the Kim Minh Machinery, said her company is looking to expand cooperation with Vietnamese and international partners through the event.

VietnamPlas 2018 is expected to help domestic manufacturers raise production quality and seek trade opportunities. Over the 17 years, the event has served as a rendezvous for domestic and foreign firms to access new equipment and technology. 

The exhibition runs until October 7 at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre.-VNA