The 2013 Winter Trade Fair is taking place in Ho Chi Minh City from December 20-24 with the participation of over 100 businesses.

They are showcasing a wide range of products such as clothes, cosmetics, gifts, consumer products, handicrafts, food and beverages and other items at 180 booths.

The event creates a good chance for businesses to popularise their brands, do market research, seek partners and expand their trade ties.

It also features a number of promotion programmes, art performances, games and traditional cuisines.

Organised by the municipal Business Association and the Dong Nam Advertising and Commercial Promotion JSC, the event is part of activities to celebrate the Christmas festival and the 2014 New Year.-VNA