The Hanoitimes - Vietnam’s latest technology achievements in electricity and electrical equipment are being introduced at the 10th International Exhibition on Electrical Technology & Equipment (Vietnam ETE 2017) and the 7th International Exhibition on Products, Technologies of Energy Saving & Green Power 2017 (Enertec Expo 2017).
The event, jointly held by the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Industry and Trade, Ho Chi Minh Power Corporation and C.I.S Vietnam Advertising & Exhibition JSC, opened on July 19 in District 7 of Ho Chi Minh City.
The four-day exhibitions drew the participation of more than 170 businesses, including renowned enterprises like Ho Chi Minh City Power Company, LIOA, ABB, Panasonic, LS Vina, Tran Phu Electric Mechanical Company Limited, Dien Quang Lamp JSC and Megasun JSC. There are also hundreds of booths of enterprises from China, Italy, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Singapore, Turkey and Russia.
Vice Director of the municipal Department of Industry and Trade Nguyen Phuong Dong said that the Vietnam ETE 2017 and Enertec Expo 2017 aims to popularise energy-saving products and promote the use of green energy. The events also create opportunities for domestic and foreign companies to enhance cooperation, expand business linkage and further trade promotion, he added.
Currently, Vietnamese mechanical companies are able to produce more than 90 percent of spare parts and key equipment for the national grid. Many local businesses have become credible partners of the world’s top groups. They are striving to boost export of electric equipment to Southeast Asian, South American and African markets.
According to Bui Thi Thanh An, Deputy Head of the Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency under the Ministry of Industry and Trade, Vietnam has seen an increasing demand for power in production and daily activities. The country is carrying out solutions and programmes prioritising the development of renewable energy sources and smart electricity networks.