17:23 | 16/12/2015 Trade
The Vietnam-China international trade fair 2015 officially opened in Mong Cai city in the northern province of Quang Ninh on December 16.
Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Do Thang Hai speaks at the opening ceremony of the trade fair - Photo: baocongthuong
Competitive products from Vietnam and China including agro-forestry and aquatic products, machines, equipment, electronics, handicraft and wooden items are showcased at 470 pavilions. The fair also aimed to help both sides promote trade and tourism activities, seek investment opportunities and introduce unique tourism products.
In his opening speech, Vice Chairman of the Quang Ninh provincial People’s Committee Le Quang Tung said the fair served as a bridge for Vietnamese and Chinese businesses to seek partners, cooperate to expand markets, and strengthen investment and tourism activities.
Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Do Thang Hai and Vice Chairman of Quang Ninh provincial People’s Committee Le Quang Tung visit pavillions at the fair – Photo: baocongthuong
Diverse activities are expected to be held during the fair including a street festival, a trade and tourism promotion workshop and the signing of a number of memoranda of understanding and contracts.
The event also offers a good chance for Vietnamese and foreign businesses to meet and cooperate for mutual development, introduce new products and services and seek new outlets. It also contributes to enhancing the friendship between Vietnam and China and accelerate trade exchange through Mong Cai border gate economic zone./.