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Vietnam Agriculture Fair 2011 opens in Can Tho


16:21, December 06, 2011

HANOI, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) -- The Vietnam International Agriculture Fair 2011 opens in southern Can Tho city on Tuesday, attracting domestic and foreign companies from China, Chile, Cuba, India, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore, Thailand, Denmark, Norway, France, Germany and the United States, Vietnam News Agency reported.

About 270 domestic companies from Hanoi, southern Ho Chi Minh City and many provinces and dozens of foreign companies showcased in 500 booths such products as farming equipment and machinery for production, processing and post-harvest storage and agricultural produce.

Blueprints of projects to develop agriculture and rural areas were also introduced to visitors, along with achievements made in the field.

During the week-long expo, various events will be held to promote agricultural development, including a seminar on the role of agriculture in building the product value chain during global integration, contract signing ceremonies between trade partners and cultural entertainment for visitors.

The expo will last until Dec. 12.


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