Border fair to show off Cambodian, Vietnamese products
Tuesday, May 12, 2009
Thanh Nien News (Hanoi)
It will attract 200 businesses from both countries and is meant to promote trade across the border, the organizer, An Giang Trade, Tourist and Investment, Promotion Center, said.
The center said the six-day fair to be held at the Xuan To Industrial Park would also promote tourism as it would coincide with the National Sam Mountain Festival in the province.
It said a delegation of Vietnamese businesses and government officials would depart for Phnom Penh and Angkor Wat to survey the Cambodian market.
Vietnam’s annual exports to Cambodia grew from US$268 million in 2003 to $1.5 billion last year, mainly of foodstuffs, fruits, building materials, fertilizers and plastic products.