AEON supermarket chain promotes Vietnamese goods
The Vietnamese Product Exhibition Week opened at AEON shopping mall in HCM City on Tuesday to introduce more Vietnamese goods to AEON supermarket chain.
The annual event is co-organised by the Investment and Trade Promotion Centre of HCM City (ITPC) and the AEON Vietnam Co Ltd.
ITPC Deputy Director Tran Phu Lu cited statistics from the General Department of Customs as saying that two-way trade between Viet Nam and Japan hit US$31.8 billion in the first eight months of 2022, up 14 per cent year on year. Of which, Viet Nam’s exports to Japan reached $15.8 billion, up 19 per cent year-on-year.
This is the fourth year that ITPC has coordinated efforts to hold the event.
The organising board selected 36 enterprises to exhibit 374 processed foods and agricultural products, including rice, fruits and vegetables, and organic items.
A business matching event will also be held, with the participation of more than 200 Vietnamese businesses.
Currently, about 2,000 Vietnamese firms are supplying goods to AEON markets, of them over 100 enterprises have been connected with AEON via similar events in recent years.