On the day, a number of local firms expressed their interest in partnering with their Vietnamese counterparts to distribute handicraft items.

Vietnamese Ambassador to the UK Tran Ngoc An (third from right) and the organisers of the event pose for a photo in front of the Vietnamese booth

On display at the fair are products of 20 Ho Chi Minh City-based businesses, such as bamboo accessories, wooden products, jewelries, and more.

Vietnamese Ambassador to the UK Tran Ngoc An affirmed that the participation of Vietnamese firms in popular fairs in the UK will create chances for products of the country to gain a foothold in the European nation’s market.

The Top Drawer is a leading lifestyle trade show in the UK, featuring home and fashion accessories, gifts and stationery. This year, the event runs until September 10, hosting 800 pavilions mainly of European countries.

Source: VNA