08:40 | 25/11/2016 Trade
A trade fair showcasing products from the Republic of Korea (G-Fair Korea) opened in Ho Chi Minh City on November 22.
he first G-Fair Korea kicks off in HCM City (Photo: hcm.gfair.or.kr)
The fair, the first of its kind in Vietnam, draws the participation of over 80 RoK businesses. It features four main types of products including electronics and electrical products for domestic use, consumer goods and food, machinery and industrial materials, and beauty and health products.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Vice Chairman of HCM City People’s Committee Le Thanh Liem said that the G-Fair Korea offers a good chance for locals to use high-quality products from the RoK.
The two-day event also serves as a venue for businesses from both countries to meet and seek cooperation opportunities, especially in the manufacturing of hi-tech products, he added.
Spoke high of the Vietnamese market, RoK Consul General to HCM City Park Noh Wan affirmed Vietnam is the third largest economic partner of the RoK and a leading destination for Korean businesses.
He also lauded HCM City as the most potential consumption market of the RoK in Vietnam.
To date, the RoK has operated 1,280 projects in HCM City with a total investment capital of 3.9 billion USD./.