The event will be held on December 13th – 18th at International Centre for Exhibition (ICE) Hanoi, Vietnam. The submission and curation process started after Trade Expo Indonesia (TEI) 2018 in ICE BSD City, Tangerang, Indonesia.

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Indonesia Pavilion at Vietnam International Fashion Fair 2018 started with a launching session and a press conference on December 13, 2018. Indonesian Ambassador in Hanoi H.E. Mr. Ibnu Hadi officially opened the event. The event attended by Ambassadors/ representatives from Diplomatic Missions in Hanoi, representative from Ministries/ Agencies of Vietnam, Ministry of Trade and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia, and also business community in Hanoi and surrounding area.

“Indonesia Pavilion gives an added value to the definition and sets a remarkable model of Fashion Diplomacy.” Further on, Ambassador Hadi emphasized that Indonesian Pavilion expands market, exchanges creative ideas, as well as share rich cultural values, bridges mutual interest and opportunities to Indonesian vast and fast-growing fashion industries, also bring closer people-to-people contact for mutually beneficial bilateral trade of USD10 billion in 2020.

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In first 10 months of 2018, total bilateral trade reached USD6,3 billion from USD5,3 billion (same period in 2017), consisting of USD3,9 billion of Indonesian export to Vietnam and Indonesian imports amounted to USD2,9 billion.

In 2017, the total trade of Indonesia and Vietnam reached an increase of 16,36% to USD6,50 billion from USD5,58 billion (2016), consisting of USD3,63 billion of Indonesian export to Viet Nam (increase of 22,51%) and Indonesian imports amounted to USD2,61 billion (increase of 9,37%).

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“Southeast Asia has a deep and diverse culture that is compatible for inspiring creativity for today’s global market. Such collaboration of business partnership between Indonesia and Vietnam hopefully will grow and contribute to the strengthening of ASEAN Economic Community”.

Bringing together creations from selected fashion lines, the chosen brands are: (Batik and Ethnic Garment) Batik Murah Manis, Batik Usha, Batik Okti, Datik Batik, Marita Boutique, Enggar Collection, YYE Batik; (Textile and Material) Erisa Textile, Sidomukti Wahyu Kencana, Batik Soemma; (Accessories and Jewellery) Cachic Ethnic, Prato Jewellery, Sunaka Jewelry, Utty’s Craft Jewellery, Birru Jewellery, Excellence Craft, Karayya Jewelry, Purnama Craft; (Bags, Shoes, and Leather products) Kov’s Leather, KKC Leather Craft & Goods, Endah Leather, D’ Russa, Kias Leather, Sendy Leather, Emma Little Things, An Muhajiba Shoes, Sapu Upcycle, House of Distraw, Arula Bags, Rubicraft; (Cosmetics) Purbasari, Marck’s Venus, Casablanca, also Etherische and Batrisyia./.

Khac Kien