|People shop for socks at the fair. — VNA/VNS Photo Thế Duyệt|
THÁI BÌNH A trade fair is under-way in the northern province of Thái Bình to meet the local people's shopping demand for the upcoming Tết holiday.
Hosted by the provincial Department of Industry and Trade, the fair is showcasing farm produce, forestry products, seafood, processed food, electronics, textile and garment, footwear and other consumer goods at 200 booths.
In his speech at the event's opening ceremony on Tuesday, Trần Huy Quân, director of the department, said the event was held as part of the province's trade promotion programme in 2021, with the goal of stabilising the local market for Tết holiday and better meeting demand of local people.
Quân also described the event as a good chance for businesses to advertise their products, promote their sales and seek new trade partners.
The fair will wrap up on Sunday. — VNS