Plastics and rubber exhibition to open next month

Thursday, Aug 18, 2016 08:31

A booth at the plastic and rubber exhibition in 2015. — File Photo

HCM CITY (Biz Hub) — More than 320 companies from around the world will participate in a plastic and rubber industries exhibition opening in HCM City next month.

The exhibitors, from 11 countries and territories including Singapore, Korea, Japan, Thailand, and India, will showcase products and services like plastic compressing machines, PET bottle blowing machines, mould manufacturing equipment, plastic materials, chemicals and others at 500 stalls at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center.

The organisers, Vinexad of Việt Nam and Taiwan's Chan Chao, expect the expo, to run between September 28 and October 1, to help exhibitors find partners.

Besides, local companies will be updated on the latest market information.

Việt Nam exported over 444,000 tonnes of rubber in the first half of the year for US$551 million, over 5 per cent up and 10 per cent down respectively year-on-year. China and India were the two major buyers.

Việt Nam sold plastic products worth $1.05 billion, up 4.7 per cent over the same period in 2015, with Japan and the US being the major buyers, accounting for over 38 per cent of the export value. — VNS

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