Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — As many as 50 major manufacturers from France, Italy, Japan and the Republic of Korea, as well as China and Việt Nam, are displaying renowned brands of bicycles and electric bikes at the 6th Vietnam International Bicycle Exhibition (Vietnam Cycle 2017) in Hà Nội.
Speaking at the opening ceremony held on Thursday, Deputy General Director of Vietnam National Trade Fair and Advertising Company Trịnh Xuân Tuấn said the event was the perfect opportunity for cycle makers to introduce their latest products from different countries and territories, including United Kingdom, France, Italy and Japan, as well as the Republic of Korea, China, Taiwan and Việt Nam.
The event has 150 booths, of which some 60 per cent are for bicycles, including sports bikes and bikes for kids; 30 per cent are electric bikes; and 10 per cent are bike parts and components.
Many kinds of bicycles and electric bikes have been designed in modern, young and creative styles to serve customers of different ages.
On the opening day, giant electric bike makers Takuda and Yadea introduced brand names Honda and Yumi, respectively, which are their latest products this year.
The event is also an opportunity for Vietnamese manufacturers to develop trade links and seek domestic and international partners and distributors while enhancing brand identification and connecting enterprises and Vietnamese customers.
The event is on until November 19. Significant activities will be held on the sidelines of the event, including a seminar on bicycles and electric bicycles hosted by the National Traffic Safety Committee, during which the committee will answer inquiries of enterprises on urban planning for transportation and procedures for import and registration for vehicles; a bicycle fashion show; a creative photo corner with bikes; and a playground to experience new cars.
According to the organisers, Vietnam Cycle 2016 exhibition attracted more than 10,000 visitors. Some 400 bicycles were sold and 47 contracts were signed.
The event has been organised by Vinexad and the Vietnam Auto Motorcycle and Bicycle Association under the patronage of the Ministry of Industry and Trade in collaboration with the National Traffic Safety Committee. — VNS