As part of the Vietnam Supporting Industry Development Programme launched by the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the Vietnam Association for Supporting Industries (VASI) and the Hanoi municipal Department of Industry and Trade set up the Vietnam Pavilion at the expo to support Vietnamese exhibitors.
They are displaying metal spare parts, electronic, plastic, rubber and automation products which are supplied to multinational corporations in Vietnam or exported.
Earlier, they received full aid for booth design and joined training courses on how to join an international exhibition effectively.
Commercial Counsellor at the Vietnamese Embassy in Japan Ta Duc Minh said in preparation for M-Tech 2018, the Vietnam Trade Office in Japan popularised the event to Japanese firms working in the mechanical engineering, manufacturing and supporting industries, thereby connecting them with Vietnamese partners.
The office is also holding business networking events and update Vietnamese enterprises about information while doing business in Japan.
As the largest and most prestigious exhibition on the mechanical manufacturing and supporting industries, M-Tech 2018 featured 2,497 booths by exhibitors from Japan, the US, the Republic of Korea, ASEAN, Europe and China.
It will last till June 22 and is expected to draw over 90,000 visitors to seek business opportunities.