14:34 | 22/08/2015 Trade
Vietnamese enterprises are showcasing their products for the first time at the 2015 Sorochinsky Yarmarok Fair - Ukraine’s biggest traditional trade fair - which is currently underway in Poltava province from August 18 to 23.
The Vietnamese booth at the Sorochinsky Yarmarok Fair. (Credit: VOV)
The Vietnamese booth is visibly located at the centre of the fair, introducing international friends with the country’s traditional items such as coffee, tea, confectionery and several fine art pieces.
The annual fair, themed “Ukraine - a united family”, covers an area of 16.2 hectares, with more than 1,000 businesses, small traders and artisans showcasing a wide range of products, including industrial products, handicraft and fine arts pieces, and traditional souvenirs from Ukraine’s localities.
A large number of local artists have performed at the fair, creating the animated and colourful atmosphere of a big festival.
Answering questions at an interview conducted by the Ukrainian media, Vietnamese Ambassador to Ukraine Nguyen Minh Tri affirmed that the Vietnamese Embassy plans to continue its participation in the fair in the years ahead on an even larger scale./.