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Hanoi Gift Show 2019 to welcome over 1,000 importers

The annual Hanoi Gift Show 2019, the eighth of its kind, is expected to welcome 1,000 handicraft importers and over 10,000 visitors, Deputy Director of the municipal Department of Industry and Trade Nguyen Thanh Hai told a press conference on October 11.

Hai said the event, scheduled for October 17-20, will feature 650 stalls by domestic and foreign handicraft makers.

It will also include a zone for display of products made with artistic creativity, exquisite design and superb workmanship.

Hoang Minh Lam, Deputy Director of the Hanoi Centre for Industrial Promotion and Industry Development Consultancy, said an international seminar discussing the sustainable development of handicrafts on the back of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will also be held, attracting domestic and foreign speakers.

The “Match and Meet” event will draw 1,000 handicraft importers and suppliers, connecting together to negotiate contracts.

According to Nguyen Thi Luong, Director of the Hien Luong Bamboo & Rattan Export Co., Ltd, the show gives the exhibitors access to many new customers, explore the market’s new trends and learn from others’ experience in improving management and bringing products to the world market./