Moscow (VNA) – Vietnamese tea, coffee and coconut products are among those on display at the international trade fair WorldFood Moscow 2020 underway in the Russian capital from September 22 – 25. This year, the products are displayed by two Russian importers since no Vietnamese firms are able to attend the event due to travel restrictions triggered by COVID-19. Among the Russian exhibitors is Vietcoco Co., Ltd. based in Krasnoyarsk city, eastern Siberia. The company imports organic coconut products from Vietnam to distribute to local retailers, Director-General Anton Kudryatsev told a Vietnam News Agency correspondent in Russia. The WorldFood Moscow 2020 is expected to provide an opportunity for the firm to seek partners in the retailing sector in Moscow, he said, adding that Vietnam is one of the world’s leading exporters of coconut and the product’s presence in Russia not only helps raise bilateral trade between the two countries but also boost its exports … [Read more...] about Russia importers display Vietnamese products at WorldFoor Moscow 2020
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