Quang Tri Province: Kick off International Trade Fair for Greater Mekong Subregion
Update: Jul 26, 2022
On 25th July, Cua Viet Tourist Area, Cua Viet Town, Gio Linh District, Quang Tri Province took place the Opening Ceremony of the International Trade Fair for Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) - Quang Tri 2022. Mr. Ha Van Sieu, Vice Chairman of Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) attended the event.
Delegates cut the ribbon to kick off the fair
Taking place from 25th to 31st July 2022, the fair is part of the National Programme on Trade Promotion organised by the People's Committee of Quang Tri Province in collaboration with the Ministry of Industry and Trade to promote cooperation in the fields of economy, trade, tourism and investment. Thereby, presenting potentials, strengths and promoting product brands of localities, businesses to domestic and foreign investors in the GMS region including: Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Myanmar and Yunnan and Guangxi provinces of China Country.
Attending the fair were 48 booths of more than 250 domestic and foreign enterprises and units displaying and introducing many products such as: agricultural, forestry, aquatic products, processed food, household essentials, handicrafts, furniture, furniture, products of craft villages, garments, fashion, leather and shoes, construction materials, metal and electronics…
VNAT’s Vice Chairman Ha Van Sieu and Vice Chairman of the People’s Committee of Quang Tri Province Le Duc Tien along with delegates visiting booths at the fair
Particularly, there is a food stall, including typical and traditional dishes of Quang Tri Province and some other localities, which is the crystallisation of the unique culinary culture of many Vietnamese countryside. Additionally, visitors had an opportunity to enjoy a number of specialties of Laos, Thailand and GMS countries, promising to bring countless exciting experiences.
Speaking at the Opening, Mr. Le Duc Tien, Vice Chairman of the People’s Committee of Quang Tri Province believes that the fair will become the attractive destination for local people, domestic and international visitors to visit, shop, stimulate consumer demand, uphold production to maintain economic growth, supporting enterprises to build and develop brands, improve competitiveness, promote products and goods, quality services to expand markets, promote and introduce products and services, and seek for investment and business cooperation opportunities.
In the framework of the fair, the signing ceremony of economic contracts, memorandum of understanding on cooperation and investment; activities and trade between businesses and consumers; connecting supply and demand of goods among businesses; launching an introductory tour of Quang Tri…
According to the Organising Board, this Trade Fair holds an important meaning when held at Cua Viet - the starting point of the East-West Economic Corridor (EWEC) - the shortest trans-Asia route connecting countries in the region from Myanmar - Thailand - Laos through the Lao Bao, Lao Lay International Border Gate, favourable for traffic development, trade, services, tourism and investment cooperation with ASEAN countries.
At the same time, Cua Viet tourism - service area is identified as the highlight of tourism development of Quang Tri Province, a driving force for the province to continue developing the coastal tourist route Cua Tung - Cua Viet - Con Co.
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