29/09/2018 09:09 GMT+7 print

Seafood Fair scheduled for October in Hanoi

The Seafood Fair will take place in Hanoi from October 6-10, a representative of the Trade Promotion Centre for Agriculture under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development told a press conference on September 28.

Following the success of the fair of Vietnamese tra fish and aquatic products in Hanoi in 2017, the event will be co-hosted by the Trade Promotion Centre for Agriculture, the Agro Processing and Market Development Authority, the Directorate of Fisheries, the Vietnam Fisheries Society and the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers.

Director of the centre Dao Van Ho said the event aims to maintain the sustainable production and consumption of Vietnamese aquatic products, promote domestic trade and consumption, and attract investment to aquaculture.

Apart from fresh seafood such as tra fish, shrimp, cuttlefish and octopus, the fair will also showcase equipment and materials used for aquaculture, feed for aquatic products and support services, he said.

Meanwhile, a fair of Vietnamese craft villages and an international seminar on the programme “One Commune – One Product” (OCOP), one of the important trade promotion events of  the agricultural sector, will take place in the capital city from November 17-21.

The fair is expected to introduce outstanding craft village models nationwide, popularise the OCOP programme, and expand handicraft markets.