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More Vietnamese products sold at Singapore outlets

Update: May, 30/2014 - 08:34

Co-organised by the NTUC FairPrice and the Viet Nam Embassy, the fair is running at more than 120 FairPrice outlets, including Finest and Xtra stores, from May 29 to June 11.

SINGAPORE (VNS) — Some 40 Vietnamese products, including popular favourites such as coffee, Pho, dragon fruit and seafood, have been featured all FairPrice outlets in Singapore during the Viet Nam Fair.

Co-organised by the NTUC FairPrice and the Viet Nam Embassy, the fair is running at more than 120 FairPrice outlets, including Finest and Xtra stores, from May 29 to June 11.

At the launching ceremony, Chairman of NTUC FairPrice Ng Ser Miang said that Viet Nam is "increasing its significance in the global trade. It is known for its exports of commodities like rice, coffee and cashew just to name a few. NTUC FairPrice increased its selection of Vietnamese products by almost 30 percent from last year to include some 400 Vietnamese products across 40 categories.

According to Singapore's statistics, coffee, tea, seafood and rice remained Vietnam's top-ten exports to Singapore. In the first quarter of this year, Vietnam exported S$753 million worth of products to the City-State, increasing 8.8 percent over the same period last year. — VNS

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