HCM City Trade Promotion Centre joined with Sai Gon Tiep Thi newspaper and People’s Committee of Can Tho Mekong province officially opened Vietnam high-quality goods fair 2004 at Can Tho International Exhibition and Fair Centre on October 8. The fair is scheduled from October 8–13 2004 with participation of 200 businesses with 650 stands.
On the same day of October 8, Can Tho People’s Committee organised a seminar of introducing investment potential and opportunity and economic development cooperation of Can Tho. At the seminar, officer of the committee said that in the period of 2004–2005, Can Tho has attracted 17 investment projects in infrastructure, processing industry, engineering, chemical and tourism with total capital of about US$300 million. Currently, the city has two industrial zones, three centres of handicraft industry with preferential policies of tax, land rent.