Vietnamexpo in Myanmar last year. On display in 2019 edition will be processed foods, consumer products, equipment and machines, electric and electronic devices, medical and chemical products. — Photo vnembassy-yangon.mofa.gov.vn
HÀ NỘI — The biggest annual Vietnamese goods fair in Myanmar will take place in Yangon from December 19 to 22.
Held by the Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency (VIETTRADE) since 2009, the event will feature some 100 stalls. On display will be processed foods, consumer products, equipment and machines, electric and electronic devices, medical and chemical products.
Vietnamese enterprises taking part in the fair will have their space and advertising fees covered by the organiser.
According to VIETTRADE, the event aims to promote Vietnamese businesses and trademarks to push exports of local products and expand the country’s distribution network in Myanmar.
Trade between Việt Nam and Myanmar reached US$860 million in 2018, making Việt Nam the 9th largest trade partner of Myanmar. Việt Nam has also become the 7th largest foreign investor in Myanmar with 18 large projects totally worth nearly $2.2 billion. — VNS