VN, Cambodian trade fair in Dak Nong

Monday, Dec 17, 2018 08:03

Viet Nam-Cambodia international trade fair opens on Friday and will run until December 19. — VNA/VNS Photo

More than 100 businesses from 13 cities and provinces nationwide, and some others from Cambodia’s Mundulkiri province are displaying their products at the Viet Nam-Cambodia international trade fair.

The fair that opened in Gia Nghia town, Viet Nam’s Central Highlands province of Dak Nong on Friday, accommodates 300 booths introducing achievements in industry, agriculture and trade.

Apart from local specialties, the fair also showcases scientific and technological products and achievements, along with machines and equipment in service of production in different spheres.

It also has several booths featuring socio-economic achievements Dak Nong has recorded since the province was established 15 years ago.

During the fair, domestic and foreign businesses are expected to sign contracts and engage in trade promotion activities held by the host province.

The fair forms part of activities within the national trade promotion programme in 2018, aiming to enhance trade ties between countries along the East-West Economic Corridor and the Viet Nam-Laos-Cambodia development triangle.

It will last until December 19.

In the first half of the year, Dak Nong Province witnessed a positive expansion of the agricultural sector, as well as impressive index growth in industrial production.

The province collected over VND1.2 trillion (US$51.6 million) for the State budget during the January-June period, a year-on-year surge of 41 per cent. It shipped $560 million worth of products to foreign countries, up 29 per cent from last year. – VNS

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