The 18th Southern African International Trade Exhibition (SAITEX 18) took place in Midrand in the suburbs of Johannesburg, South Africa from July 17-18.
The fair attracted the participation of representatives from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP), the Vietnam Northern Food Corporation (VNF1), and the Vietnam National Coffee Corporation (Vinacafe). .
The Vietnamese delegation, led by deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Ho Xuan Hung, focused on introducing international friends, particularly African partners, to Vietnam’s key seafood products including basa fish and shrimp, traditional farm produce, rice, coffee, tea and pepper, as well as traditional Vietnamese products such as green bean cake, and lotus seeds.
Many partners from Africa and other countries visited the Vietnamese pavilions seeking opportunities for cooperation and signing trade contracts for Vietnamese seafood products.
The organizing board said this was the largest event of its kind in South Africa, attracting over 500 economic groups and trading companies from 50 nations and territories around the world. -VOV