VIETNAM EXPO 2018 in Ho Chi Minh City - Where Potential Business Opportunities Arises
The 16th Vietnam International Trade Fair - VIETNAM EXPO 2018 in Ho Chi Minh City organized by VINEXAD will take place from Dec. 5th to Dec. 8th at Saigon Exhibition & Convention Center (SECC) - 799 Nguyen Van Linh St., Tan Phu Ward, Dist. 7, HCMC. The Fair continues to be an important business destination that builds bridges for experience exchange, cooperative relation, investment attraction and trade promotion between Vietnamese and foreign enterprises.
The Reputation Of A Leading International Trade Fair During The Journey Of 15 Years
With the history of 15 years of success, VIETNAM EXPO has proven its quality and attraction for both domestic and international enterprises. According to the statistics by the Organizer, VIETNAM EXPO welcomed 320 enterprises in 2015, 520 in 2016 and, remarkably, 750 in 2017 exhibiting at 800 booths from 16 countries and territories like India, Taiwan, Germany, Indonesia, Malaysia, USA, etc. The number of public and trade visitors also reached 11,732 in 2017 with a wide range of contracts successfully signed.
There are 800 booths at VIETNAM EXPO exhibiting various products from different categories such as Electrical Equipment - Electronics, Hi-tech Products, Spare Parts - Industrial Machines - Components; Building Materials; Hardware Products and Hand Tools; Food & Beverage; etc. Besides, participating in VIETNAM EXPO has been gradually becoming a necessary activity that most enterprises plan to do for new product launches in 2019 and first-stage promotion campaigns, thereby, analyzing customer experience, shaping market demands and seeking suitable partners.
“Every year, we always select some outstanding exhibitions in a country to visit. This is our third times we have visited VIETNAM EXPO in HCMC and Hanoi. I can realize the increase in scale and exhibit categories that the Fair offers every year. I can probably assess the development rate and demand of the market through the Fair. I really appreciate it”, said Mr. Peter Chan, a visitor from Singapore.
Highlights In 2018
Belarus - The Country of Honor
In the last quarter of 2018, Belarus - Vietnam bilateral relation showed delight at positive developments in the two countries’ cooperation, especially in the fields of trade and export-import. As a result of VN-EAEU FTA, Vietnamese companies have a chance to export their commodities to Belarus and other member countries in the Union.
According to Enternews.vn, the establishment of Vietnam - Belarus Joint Business Council helped heighten bilateral trading ties, thereby, creating more cooperative opportunities and bringing enterprises from both countries closer.
This year, BELARUS will become the COUNTRY OF HONOR at VIETNAM EXPO and highly expect both countries’ enterprises to develop efficient business relations that contribute significantly to a booming economy next year. The delegation of Belarus will display produce, machinery, automobile and support Vietnamese companies to manufacture products that meet European standards.
This year, Vietnam Expo in HCMC is honored to welcome more than 80 Korean businesses from Cheongju Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Daejeon Technopark, Incheon Business Information Technopark, SBC Gwangju - Small and Medium Business Corporation, and Chungbuk National University with leading products and services such as education, household electronics and appliances, cosmetics, processed food, beverages, kitchen utensils, etc.
“From 2012 until now, Korean FDI in Vietnam has tripled to $50 billion, making South Korea the largest foreign investor in Vietnam. Meanwhile, the bilateral trade turnover has also doubled to US$ 42.8 billion. Korea's FDI projects mainly focus on the processing and manufacturing industries; information and communications; and real estate. Ha Noi, Hai Phong, Dong Nai, Binh Duong, Ho Chi Minh City are the provinces that attract the most FDI from South Korea".