More than 300 companies to join Vietnam Foodexpo 2015

May 11, 2015 | 14:19
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More than 300 companies have registered to join the Vietnam International Food Industry Exhibition (Vietnam Foodexpo 2015) in Ho Chi Minh City between May 13 and 16.

The firms, which come from 36 cities and provinces of Vietnam, as well as 19 other countries and territories such as Hong Kong, South Korea, India, Cambodia, the Netherlands and Italy are going to display their products in 500 stalls.

According to the event organizer, Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency under the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the expo aims to introduce to visitors the development of the Vietnamese food industry and promote the brands of the field.

Joining the expo, firms have the chance to promote their products and find partners. During the time of the expo there are also conferences such as the second International Conference on the Vietnamese food industry as well as specialised trade promotion conferences for Vietnamese and foreign firms.

Vietnam Foodexpo 2015 is within the National Trade Promotion Programme. Vietnamese firms registering to join the expo had the government pay for half of the fee to rent a standard stall as well as other fees according to the rule of the programme. The rent for a standard stall of nine square metres is VND15.5 million ($720) while that for an outdoor stall of the same size is VND12 million ($560).

By By Duy Huu

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