Vietnam International Jewelry fair opens in HCM City

More than 200 Vietnamese and international businesses attended the Vietnam International Jewelry Fair which is being held in HCM City from November 11-15.

Most of the foreign jewelry enterprises come from Belgium, China, Singapore, Malaysia, Japan, Israel, Turkey, Thailand, Laos, and the US.

The fair featured 150 pavilions displaying jewelry and machinery from the silver and gold jewelry sector.

Nguyen Thanh Long, general director of the Sai Gon Jewelry Holding Co (SJC) said that the event offers an open environment for both foreign and domestic businesses, which will contribute to Vietnam’s gold, silver and gemstones becoming a spearhead sector in future.

During the event, five seminars will be held to introduce technologies and equipment in the jewelry sector.

The fair also has a pavilion to introduce visitors to a collection of SJC gold bars and the ways to distinguish real and fake gold.