09/12/2015 14:27 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam trade fair starts

Vientiane, December 9 (VNA) - The Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam (CLV) triangle development region's trade and tourism fair 2015 opened in Champasac province, southern Laos on December 8.

The four-day fair is one of the events under the 10th conference CLV Joint Co-ordination Committee.

Present at the opening ceremony were leaders of the provinces in the development triangle, ministries and business representatives from the three countries.

The organising board said the fair was an opportunity for businesses from the three countries to exchange experiences, establishing relationship as well as seeking partners and investment. The event was also meaningful as the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) would be established by the end of this year.

The fair has attracted participation of 297 booths, showcasing famous consumer goods, traditional handicrafts and fine arts from the countries. In addition, the booths also provide information on the tourism potential of the three countries, especially in the triangular area of development. Vietnam's Kon Tum, Dak Lak and Dak Nong provinces display their specialties of coffee, cashew and pepper.