12/6/2007 5:04:42 PM
Vietnam International Furniture & Home Accessories Fair - VIFA 2008

In recent years, the wood processing sector of Vietnam which has made the ever- greatest development, with an increasing export turn-over, became one of the 10 major export sectors in Vietnam’s economy.

As a result of being the 150th member of WTO, Vietnam has attracted more local investors to increase more investment and rise their production to larger scales, and more foreign investors acting as joint-ventures to build up wood processing factories for export to 120 countries world-wide, whereby USA, EU, and Japan have become the 3 major partners of Vietnam.

To support local manufacturers in branding expansion for positioning in the global market, the Handicraft and Wood Industry Association of HCMC will launch the Vietnam International Furniture & Home Accessories Fair 2008 (VIFA 2008), like the annual October fair _ HCM – EXPO of the same topic, which have been supported by the Trade Promotion Agency / Ministry of Trade, by the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City, and by the HCMC Service of Trade.

VIFA 2008 is planned to take place from 14th to 18th of March, 2008 at the Phu Tho Indoor Sport Stadium of Ho Chi Minh City. The Fair provides space for 500 booths of local and international exhibitors, presenting their superior products in garden furniture interior design furniture and home accessories as well as fine art handicrafts.

The coming VIFA 2008, which is authorized and managed by the Handicraft and Wood Industry Association of HCMC over HAWA Corporation, is well prepared by means of multi-media launching, by marketing and advertising promotion campaign, to warmly welcome 10,000 invited international visitors as importers, wholesalers, agents, and distributers for their golden business opportunities during the show. 

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