HCMC – The administration of HCMC will hold the first export expo to facilitate trading opportunities for local businesses and manufacturers.
The event is expected to support companies to make the most of the free trade agreements which Vietnam has signed, focusing on improving operations and pursuing sustainable development.
As planned, the expo will be held annually in May, with the first scheduled from May 25 to 28 at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center in District 7.
The effort demonstrated the city’s commitment to supporting the business community in the face of global economic headwinds, said Bui Ta Hoang Vu, director of the HCMC Department of Industry and Trade.
There will be some 250 booths of manufacturers and exporters in the key industries in HCMC, such as agricultural processing, textile, garment and leather, furniture and electronics production.
In collaboration with the Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency under the Ministry of Trade and Industry, the organizer will support enterprises joining the expo with 50% of the participation fees.
Local products and services on display will be available for sale during the event, with some 8,000 attendees expected.