Thailand to host ASEAN agricultural business expo

Monday, Mar 28, 2016 18:57

Visitors at the first SIMA ASEAN international agricultural trade show in Bangkok last year. – VNS Photo.

HCM CITY (Biz Hub) – The second annual SIMA ASEAN Thailand international agricultural trade show will be held in Bangkok in September.

It is expected to attract more than 450 Thai and international agricultural companies. It will have an exhibition area of 13,500sq.m indoors and 10,000sq.m outdoors, Tita Kanittanon, assistant marketing manager at Impact Exhibition Management Co.,Ltd, one of the organisers, said.

SIMA offers a comprehensive range of products and services like tractors, spare parts and accessories, embedded electronics, tilling, sowing, planting, harvesting and post-harvest equipment, equipment for tropical and special crops, handling, transportation, storage and breeding equipment, renewable energy, consultancy, management and software.

​The latest innovations pertaining to regional crops will be presented and conferences to assist ASEAN farmers and breeders will be held.

SIMA ASEAN would mainly cater to the demand for agricultural machinery and growth in mechanisation of agricultural practices in ASEAN countries, including Viet Nam, Kanittanon said.

The event expects to have Vietnamese exhibitors this year, she said.

Held at the Impact Exhibition Centre from September 8-10, it is expected to welcome more than 25,000 visitors compared to last year's 13,200, she added. — VNS

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