|Visitors at the 2016 Zhejiang export fair held in Hà Nội. — Photo hanoimoi.com|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — The 2017 Zhejiang export fair will be held in Hà Nội from August 3 to 5, showcasing the best products from the Chinese province.
The fifth Zhejiang export fair, organised at the Hà Nội International Exhibition Centre on Trần Hưng Đạo Street, will feature 150 booths of nearly 100 well-known businesses, Trịnh Xuân Tuấn, deputy general director of event organiser Việt Nam National Trade Fair & Advertising Company (Vinexad), said during a meeting held on Tuesday.
Products on display will include machinery, electronic equipment, construction material and interior decoration furniture, as well as textiles and garment material and consumer products.
With the slogan "Zhejiang products – spreading globally," the Zhejiang export fair has been held in many countries, such as Japan, Dubai, Czech Republic, Iran and Malaysia. Việt Nam is a gateway for Zhejiang’s import and export transactions and investment in Southeast Asia in particular and Asia in general.
The fair will also be an opportunity for businesses to seek partnerships and serve as a bridge to further promote economic and trade relations between Zhejiang Province and Việt Nam. Zhejiang is a coastal province located in southeast China with ideal natural conditions. It has posted rapid economic growth in recent years and boasts economic relations with over 230 countries and territories around the world.
Trade turnover of Zhejiang and Việt Nam reached US$6.7 billion, an increase of 12 per cent over 2015.
By the end of 2016, 186 Zhejiang enterprises were investing in Việt Nam with total investment of $1.68 billion. Meanwhile, Việt Nam set up 26 firms in Zhejiang with total investment of $20 million. — VNS