International agriculture fair opens in Can Tho

(VOV) -About 250 domestic and foreign businesses are showcasing products at an international agriculture fair, which opened in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on November 15.

The 2012 Vietnam International Agriculture Fair (VIAF) has attracted a large number of foreign businesses, including those from  Cuba, Chile, Denmark, Japan, India, Thailand, the US, France and the Netherlands.

 Machinery, agricultural equipment, production lines, processed products, fertilisers, animal feed, agro and forestry products, seafood, seeds, and fruits from the Mekong River Delta are all on display at the event.

The seven-day trade fair is a key opportunity for local enterprises to promote their products, attract investment and seek overseas partners.

A series of seminars, educational programs for farmers and an awards ceremony for high-quality products will also be held during the event.

VIAF was co-organised by the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Can Tho Municipal People’s Committee.