Top Thai Brands exhibition 2019 underway
16:31 | 10/05/2019

VGP - The annual Top Thai Brands 2019 exhibition is taking place in Ho Chi Minh City, attracting nearly 250 exhibitors.

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The event was co-hosted by the Thai Ministry of Commerce, the Thai Trade Centre in Ho Chi Minh City and the Viet Nam National Trade Fair & Advertising Company.

On display are food products, beverages, household appliances, beauty products, apparel, and automobile and motorbike spare parts. 

Director of the Thai Trade Center in Ho Chi Minh City Suparporn Sookmark said apart from promoting Thailand’s leading products and services, the event provide a platform for Vietnamese and Thai firms to expand their business networking and develop strategic partnership. 

During the first two days of the event, business-to-business meetings a focus while display of Thai products  be open for free in the remaining days. 

He said Thailand will continue partnering with Viet Nam for the two countries’ common progress and prosperity. 

As a strategic partner of Viet Nam, Thai ministries and agencies are working to promote trade, sign cooperation deals, and organise activities to connect Vietnamese and Thai enterprises. 

Deputy head of the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Authority of Southern Affairs Nguyen Van Nga said Thailand remains Viet Nam’s largest trade partner in ASEAN, while Viet Nam is the second largest trade partner of Thailand in the bloc. 

The event provides a platform for Vietnamese and Thai agencies to boost trade and tap into the ASEAN market’s potential, thus benefiting the two countries’ firms, she said. 

The event will contribute to raising two-way trade to US$ 20 billion by 2020, in particular bringing benefits to small- and medium-sized enterprises. 

The exhibition will last until May 12.

By Vien Nhu

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