Vietnamese businesses operating in the fields of construction machinery, garments and packing are taking part in the Cambodia International Machinery Industrial Fair 2013 (CIMIF 2013), which kicked off in the capital city of Phnom Penh on August 8.

The four-day exhibition also draws the participation of 240 machinery businesses from China , Czech , Germany , India , the Republic of Korea , Japan , Malaysia , Thailand , Singapore and the US .

Addressing the opening ceremony, Cambodian Commerce Minister Cham Prasidh said this year’s event sees a 15 percent increase in the number of participating companies, showing the international business community’s belief in the Cambodian market.

The four-day fair is held by the Hong Kong-based Yorkers Trade and Marketing Service Co. Ltd in collaboration with the Cambodian Ministry of Commerce, the Cambodian Chamber of Commerce and the Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia.-VNA