Housing fair to open in city

The ninth Vietnam Furniture and Home Furnishing Fair (VIFA HOME 2018) will take place at Phu Tho Indoor Sport Stadium in Ho Chi Minh City on November 16- 19.

(Illustrative photo:SGGP)

(Illustrative photo:SGGP)

Around 95 businesses with 410 booths have registered to attend in the event, including booths from timber products accounting for 63 percent, interiors accounting for 26 percent, handicrafts, sanitary equipment and support services ... accounting for 11 percent.

Through the fair, customers will have opportunity to approach advices from interior decoration companies and architecture consultants.

According to the organizers, the consumption of furniture in the country in 2017 reached over US$ 3 billion, an average annual growth rate of 8 percent in the past seven years.

The Handicraft and Wood Industry Association of HCM (HAWA) forecasted the domestic market to continue growing in the mid- range and luxury segments in the coming time.



BY CONG PHIEN- Translated by Huyen Huong

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