Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam - METALEX Vietnam 2019, Vietnam’s International Exhibition on Machine Tools & Metalworking Solutions for Production Upgrade was held in October at Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, under the theme of ‘Rising with Innovations’. India was the ‘Partner Country’ at the show.
Dr K Srikar Reddy, Consul General, Consulate General of India to Vietnam, emphasized the essential of Vietnam-India bilateral relation: “India is the ninth largest supplier of engineering products to Vietnam. Our bilateral trade turnover has witnessed a record 12.8 percent annual growth in 2018 to reach around US$ 14 billion as against a target of US$ 15 billion by 2020, which now seems easily achievable.”
Adhip Mitra, Additional Executive Director, Engineering Export Promotion Council (EEPC) of India, shared his perspectives: “It is a great honor to see India selected as a partner country for METALEX Vietnam. I wish that more such exhibitions be arranged in both the countries for future interactions between our engineering industries.”
Vu Trong Tai, General Manager, Reed Tradex Vietnam, said: “Vietnam’s $300 billion economy is expected to rise between 6.6 to 6.8 percent this year. In particular, manufacturing remains the key driving factor to accelerate the economy development.”