|Around 220 businesses are showcasing their products at the Consumption Promotion Fair being held at the Phú Thọ Indoor Stadium in HCM City. — VNS Photo|Viet Nam News
HCM CITY — Around 220 businesses are displaying a wide range of products at the 2018 Consumption Promotion Fair which opened in HCM City on Thursday.
They are from various sectors like food and beverages, garments, footwear, handicrafts, furniture, cosmetics and electronics.
To run until January 1, the fair will also feature art performances every night with popular musicians and comedians.
There will be product launches and discounts of up to 49 per cent.
According to the organisers, the fair aims to stimulate demand for consumer goods in HCM City and neighbouring provinces during the New Year holiday.
It also offers enterprises the opportunity to display new products and promote their brands as part of the "Vietnamese give priority to using Vietnamese goods" campaign.
Organised by the HCM City Centre of Supporting Industries Development and Thiên Việt Advertising and Commercial Promotion Joint Stock Company, the fair will also wrap up the city’s 2018 Promotion Month that began in September.
The expo is on at the Phú Thọ Indoor Stadium in District 11. — VNS