First exhibition for Horticulture in Vietnam

    Nova Exhibitions (The Netherlands) and Veas Co. Ltd. (Vietnam) announce the launch of HortEx Vietnam; the first exhibition for Horticulture and Floriculture in Vietnam.

    HortEx Vietnam will take place from 14-16 March 2018 in the Saigon Exhibition & Convention Center (SECC) in Ho Chi Minh City.

    Horticulture and Floriculture are one of the most promising sectors of the Vietnamese economy and HortEx Vietnam aims to serve all segments of this fast growing and promising industry with a targeted trade show.

    HortEx Vietnam will cover all segments of Horticulture and Floriculture and will be open to trade professionals only. The exhibition is supported by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and VinaFruit (Vietnams Fruit & Vegetable Association). This strong support underlines the necessity of the event in this fast emerging market!

    Kuno Jacobs, Managing Director of Nova Exhibitions states: “It is our emphasis to organise targeted trade exhibitions in niche markets that enable our exhibitors to establish new contacts, strengthen their business and obtain the relevant market information. This new trade shows in Vietnam fits exactly in that profile and we are sure that this exhibition will offer great added value to our exhibitors and visitors.”

    Vietnam is a huge emerging market with a population of some 92 million. Vietnam has been securing socio-political stability, and is known to be one of the most dynamic economies worldwide. Since 1991 the economic growth has averaged a stunning 7.5% each year.

    Vietnam is now in a period of golden population structure with 60% of its population being at working age. Furthermore, the country is a market economy, a member of the WTO, and a party to multiple frameworks for international economic integration, including free trade agreements with partners both within and outside the region.

    Horticulture and Floriculture are one of the most promising sectors of the Vietnamese economy and according to experts Vietnam has the potential to become one of the world’s largest flower exporters.

    The country‘s exports of Fruits & Vegetables have enjoyed strong growth in the past years, with an average rate of 26.5 per cent a year, from $439 million in 2009 to some $2.2 billion in 2016. A further growth is expected due to strong exports and a strong domestic demand.

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