The press conference. (Photo: Cong Thuong News)

This was announced by Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Bao, Head of the Vietnam Cooperative Alliance, in a press conference on May 10th, in Hanoi.

The event is a chance to encourage production activities for cooperatives, cooperative groups and unions, honouring the significant contributions of cooperatives to the national economy.

Coop-Expo 2018 will be attended by more than 1,000 cooperatives nationwide with nearly 400 booths, covering fields of agriculture, forestry, fishery and small scale industry, and other economic sectors.

Furthermore, it is a place for some 40 major domestic companies, international organizations and cooperative alliances to share experiences, investment opportunities and seek markets for their products and services./.