(VOV) - The International Handicraft Trade Fair (INACRAFT) 2012 opened in Jakarta Convention Centre in Indonesia on April 25, attracting four Vietnamese businesses.
They include Artex D&T Co. Ltd, Thang Loi International Garment Joint Stock Company, Thien Dieu Company TD Craft & Décor, and Saigon Embroidered Carpets & Handicrafts.
The event is organized by the Association of Exporters and Producers of Indonesian Handicraft (ASEPHI) in co-ordination with Indonesia’s Ministry of Trade and Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy.
INACRAF 2012 draws the participation of 1,800 enterprises from 40 countries around the world.
Visiting stalls representing ASEAN countries, Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono showed his interest in Vietnam’s woollen carpet products.
The annual fair, which will last until April 30, is scheduled to attract 250,000 visitors. Total contracts signed at the event are estimated to increase sharply compared to just US$8.2 million at the previous event.