Tet trade fair highlights local specialities

Tet trade fair highlights local specialities

NDO—The Vietnam Trade Promotion Centre for Agriculture opened the Tet trade fair in Hanoi on January 18, highlighting agricultural specialities from localities across the country.  (3 hours ago)

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