International construction expo kicks off in HCM City
HCM CITY - The Vietbuild HCM City 2012 exhibition, which is geared to help boost the construction, decoration and real estate sectors, opened yesterday at HCM City's Phu Tho Sports Complex.
AFC International Exhibition Company general director Nguyen Dinh Hung said the exhibition featured 800 enterprises with 2,200 stalls, including 125 foreign enterprises who came from 22 countries and territories such as South Korea, Thailand, China, Japan, Hong Kong and Germany.
Hung said the expo this year focused on innovative products that are environmentally friendly and energy efficient, including nanotechnology.
About 20 seminars on new technologies and environmentally friendly products in the construction industry have been showcased during the five-day exhibition, and awards will be given to the businesses producing the best quality products on show.
Vietbuild is an annual event held by the Ministry of Construction, Vietbuild Construction International Exhibition Organisation Corporation and AFC International Exhibition Fair Corporation. — VNS