Hanoi destined for Vietnam craft village exhibition

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development announced that CraftViet 2017 will take place from November 9-13 in Hanoi. (Photo: VNA)

The Vietnam Craft Village Trade Fair 2017 (CraftViet 2017) will take place from November 9-13 in Hanoi, featuring 250 booths showcasing products from 24 cities and provinces nationwide, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

The event is organised to attract investment in traditional craft villages, encourage tourism development in companion with rural handicrafts and enhance trade promotion for local products.

On display will be local standout handicraft products like Chu Dau pottery, Bat Trang pottery, brocade and Dong Ho paintings.

Visitors to the fair will have a chance to see the manipulation of silver engraving, bamboo, rattan and pottery products.

Especially, a renowned Vietnamese tea zone will be arranged to introduce top-quality tea and tea culture of Vietnam.

Director of the Vietnam Trade Promotion Centre for Agriculture Dao Van Ho said that the centre will work with local departments of agriculture and rural development and quality management bureaus to ensure quality of exhibited items at the fair and prevent trade frauds.-VNA