Viet Nam News
HCM CITY — Three international exhibitions -- Paper Vietnam; Rubber and Tyre Vietnam; and Coatings Expo Vietnam -- opened in HCM City on June 13.
The three-day expos have attracted 220 companies from 16 countries and territories, including China, the US, South Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand, Germany, Australia and India.
They are showcasing a wide range of machinery, equipment and products used in the paper and pulp, rubber and tyre, and coating, dyeing, and inking industries.
There will be several seminars, a business matching programme to help exhibitors and visitors find co-operation opportunities and more.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Nguyễn Quang Huy, deputy head of the Ministry of Industry and Trade in the south, said the expos offer Vietnamese businesses a good opportunity to network, promote trade, acquire technologies and co-operate with leading international companies.
Nguyễn Thị Lạc Huyền, chairwoman of the Việt Nam Paint and Printing Ink Association, said the industry is still young in Việt Nam, and thus enterprises need an opportunity to promote their products.
The Coatings Expo Vietnam is an ideal opportunity for them to learn about the latest trends and market demands and enhance co-operation with local and foreign counterparts, she said.
Organised by the Minh Vi Exhibition and Advertisement Services Co, Ltd, CNCIC China and CNCIC India, the exhibitions, being held at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre, are expected to welcome 6,000 trade visitors. — VNS