Fair on trade and tourism under-way in Da Nang

Monday, Aug 05, 2019 06:51

Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Do Thang Hai (second from left) visits a booth at the fair. — VNA/VNS Photo

The International East-West Economic Corridor (EWEC) Trade and Tourism Fair is taking place in the central coastal city of Da Nang, 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 Do Thang Hai 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.

Hai 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

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