Vietnamese and Chinese businesses are showcasing their products at the Ta Lung International Border Gate Trade Fair, which opened in the northern border province of Cao Bang on January 15.

As part of practical activities marking the 63 rd anniversary of Vietnam-China diplomatic ties (January 18, 1950), the week-long fair features consumer goods, fine arts, machines and equipment, electronic products, households utensils and garments.

Ta Lung is one of the most important border gates in Cao Bang province. Import-export turnover via the border gate has rapidly increased in recent years, exceeding 200 million USD in 2012.

Ta Lung is now home to 30 projects with a total investment of over 2.5 trillion VND, of which 11 have become operational./.VNA