The event saw the attendance of Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Cao Quoc Hung, Standing Vice Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Van Suu, and representatives of embassies of countries in Vietnam.
The fair features 300 booths of more than 200 businesses from 63 cities and provinces nationwide as well as those of foreign embassies in Hanoi.
Especially, 54 cities and provinces set up their own pavilions at this year’s fair to display specialties of their localities.
The products on display have been certified as meeting quality and food safety standards by authorized agencies.
In an effort to help local businesses to stimulate domestic consumption, the Hanoi Promotion Agency in collaboration with Vietnam e-Commerce and Digital Economy Agency – the Ministry of Industry and Trade would help businesses to connect with e-commerce platforms.
Besides, the Hanoi Promotion Agency is working with Vincom Retail to launch a program to support localities in introducing their products at Vincom’s commercial centers in 43 provinces and cities nationwide.
Addressing the opening ceremony, Standing Vice Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Van Suu expressed his belief that the fair would offer an opportunity for producers to find and work with suppliers and a retailers , thus increasing their trust in the quality of made-in-Vietnam goods.
This year’s event is expected to attract around 90,000 visitors. The organizers also selected products for export and introduction at Vietnamese goods weeks held abroad in the coming years.
The fair runs until November 29.