A fair of Vietnamese goods in Khanh Binh national border economic zone in the southern province of An Giang has drawn over 16,800 visitors from border communes and Cambodia’s bordering province of Kandal with sales totalling over 860 million VND (40,900 USD).

The November 9-11 fair displayed 44 booths operated by 44 exhibitors from in and outside the locality, offering a wide selection of local specialities, household appliances, garments, food and hi-tech gadgets to the public.

Discounts of 10-20 percent, gift offers and usage advice were available.

On the occasion, firms donated gifts to 60 local students and households living in difficulty.

As a joint effort between the provincial Department of Industry and Trade and the Business Studies and Assistance Centre (BSA) in Ho Chi Minh City, the fair was part of the 2013 national trade promotion programme and the campaign “Vietnamese use Vietnamese goods”.-VNA