Covering an area of 6,000 square metres, the 2018 VIIF features more than 300 pavilions by enterprises in Vietnam and numerous countries and territories worldwide, including Italy, Russia, the Republic of Korea, Japan, India and China. Visitors to the fair have the opportunity to experience the features of modern machines and equipment such as precise mechanics, metalworking, hydraulic machines, lifting equipment, and automation products. In addition, many other products will be featured, including welding machines, ball-bearings, hydraulic equipment, electrical equipment and control panels, as well as auxiliary products for automobile manufacturing, electrical cables and packaging industries. During the four-day event, a series of business matching programmes, promoting trade connections between domestic and foreign enterprises, will take place. VIFF is a large-scale and prestigious fair of machinery and equipment industry in Vietnam. The annual event offers a great opportunity for Vietnamese businesses to meet with their foreign partners and exchange advanced technologies as well as expand their cooperation and investment.