Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Đỗ Thắng Hải (second from left) visits a booth at the fair. — VNA/VNS Photo
ĐÀ NẴNG — The International East-West Economic Corridor (EWEC) Trade and Tourism Fair is taking place in the central coastal city of Đà Nẵng, featuring 500 booths from more than 360 domestic and international exhibitors.
The fair, which opened its doors on Friday, showcases electrical and electronic devices, timber products, furniture, handicrafts, jewelry, tourism products, consumer goods, garments-textiles, footwear, pharmaceutical products and cosmetics.
In his opening remarks, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Đỗ Thắng Hải said the annual fair aims to promote socio-economic achievements and potential for trade, investment and tourism of cities and provinces in central and Central Highlands regions, and Mekong Sub-region countries.
Hải also described the event as a good chance for participating enterprises to better access customers and seek new business opportunities.
During the ceremony, the municipal People's Committee also granted awards for 14 enterprises for their quality products in 2019.
The fair runs until Tuesday. VNS