VIETNAM Ceramics 2018

AES and VIBCA join to co-organise the firstceramic manufacturing exhibition from 30-31 August 2018 in Hanoi to embrace the surging industry demands of Vietnam’s tile, sanitary ware, tableware and heavy clay production.

Vietnam’s economy is currently out performing most of its regional peers with GDP growth rates of 6.21%, FDI of over US$ 15 billion, the 4th highest in Asia, construction industry expansion of 10%, foreign visitors up 26%, 110,100 new business start-ups and exports up 8.6% to US$ 176 bn.

The ceramic industry in Vietnam is expanding rapidly with tile production capacity growing 15% to 630 million m2 in 2017 operating at 80-85% production and 85 % absorbed by growing domestic consumption. Sanitary ware production capacity is 25 million pieces with 25-30% for export. The key export markets for Vietnam areJapan, Taiwan, Thailand, Malaysia, Cambodia and Cuba.

Asian Exhibition Services (AES) Ltd., the leading independent exhibition network for the ceramic industry in Asia and organisers of the ASEAN Ceramics exhibition in Bangkok,AES (UK) Limited, the global partners of the event and the Vietnam Building Ceramic Association (VIBCA), Vietnam’s official industry organisation for the ceramic manufacturing industry have joined resources to co-organise the first international exhibition and conference for the event with full industry support.

The exhibition will showcase international machinery, technology and materials and will be supported by the co-located conference programme of the world’s leading suppliers highlighting the latest product innovations to the invited audience of Vietnamese manufacturers and ceramic industry stakeholders.