VN joins in int'l gifts, stationery fair in Malaysia
Update: Jun 15, 2012
The Vietnamese embassy in Malaysia are taking part in the 4th International Gifts, Premium & Stationery 2012 Fair (KLIGP 2012) in Malaysia's capital city of Kuala Lumpur from June 13-15.

The fair, organised by the Malaysian Gifts and Premium Entrepreneur Association (MGPA), attracted more than 300 businesses from Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Brunei, the Philippines, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Republic of Korea and Vietnam, showcasing a wide range of products.

Vietnam 's pavilion with diversified and skillful art and handicraft products draw many entrepreneurs and visitors.

Vietnamese Commercial Counsellor Vu Van Canh said that the Embassy of Vietnam joined this fair because the country has strong potential of art and handicrafts.

He expressed hope that through KLIGP 2012, Vietnamese products will be introduced to Malaysian customers as well as international friends, thus promoting the export of these products.

According to Vu Van Canh, bilateral trade between Vietnam and Malaysia has increased annually by an average 20 percent in recent years. In 2011, two-way trade reached 6.66 billion USD, in which Vietnam's export turnover to Malaysia achieved 2.76 billion USD.