PANO – Numerous handicraft products made by local ethnic people have been bought by a large number of tourists visiting Sa Pa district, Lao Cai province during special holidays and events.

Brocaded and embroidered products such as clothes, bags and towels as well as wooden souvenirs have been selling the best. Others are fruits, vegetables and medicinal plants grown by ethnic people.

At present, there are 3 markets and trade centres with 500 households doing business in the town. Every year, the turnover from the industry reaches nearly VND 3 billion, helping to improve living standards of local people.

Translated by Duy Minh