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VIETSTOCK 2012 - The Region's Premier Feed & Livestock Industry Event

- 250 exhibitors from 30 countries - Vietnam's leading feed & livestock Industry event

- 10 - 12 October 2012

- Saigon Exhibition & Convention Centre (SECC)

- Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam, Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Vietnam's Leading Feed & Livestock Industry Event -- VIETSTOCK 2012 is returning to Vietnam and will unveil the latest innovations, technology and developments that are transforming the industry. The show will run from 10-12 October 2012 at Saigon Exhibition & Convention Centre (SECC), Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.

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The event is again being hosted by the Department of Livestock Production, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD). It is also supported by leading companies in the industry. The opening ceremony was presided over by His Excellency Mr. Diep Kinh Tan, Vice Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) together with Dr. Hoang Kim Giao, Director General of Department of Livestock Production,(MARD).  With such prestigious backing VIETSTOCK 2012 Expo & Forum is an ideal marketing channel in which industry players can leverage their business.

"The International Exhibition on Feed Livestock and Meat Processing show -- VIETSTOCK 2012 is a good opportunity for domestic and international businesses to introduce the latest achievements, new trends, production management, and advanced innovation in Livestock," said Mr. Diep Kinh Tan, Vice Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Vietnam.

Showcasing over 250 exhibitors from 30 countries, plus National Pavilions from the UK, the US, the NETHERLANDS, SINGAPORE and CHINA, VIETSTOCK 2012 is set to surpass all previous records and welcome over 8,500 visitors. Sponsors and major international exhibitors will include ZhengChang , Muyang, Boehringer, Bayer, My Nong, P & N Agro, Andritz, Overseas Export Management, Stolz, Big Herdsman, Britsh Pig Association, Guangzhou Huanan, Betagro, Emivest, Jily Phu Kai, Holland Pig, International Nutrition, Buhler, Sumitomo, and many more all of whom will showcase their latest advances, solutions and services.

(*):  For the full exhibitor list, please visit www.vietstock.org.

"This is the 6th time ANDRITZ Feed & Biofuel has participated in VIETSTOCK. We have found the event to be a great platform for industry players to expand their business opportunities, reach a large customer base and new markets," said Mr. Richard Hickey, General Director, ANDRITZ Feed & Biofuel Asia.

Four international conferences and panel discussions will run concurrently with VIETSTOCK 2012. Under the theme "Bio-security & Food Safety", the panel discussions provide a unique opportunity for industry players to discuss and obtain effective solutions for their business. The three conferences further add to the importance of VIETSTOCK 2012 a not-to-be-missed-event that is geared to helping businesses learn from the experiences of industry players from both Vietnam and around the world.

"Due to the rapidly growing population in region, urbanization and sturdily global promotion for healthy lifestyle; the demand for latest technology, management, innovation and equipment in the livestock industry is urgently needed. VIETSTOCK 2012 is a perfect springboard for all industry players to take full advantage of opportunities to enhance the quality and safety of food in region, grow their business and learn from the experiences of industry experts and decision makers," said Dr. Ahmad Mustaffa Babjee, Chairman of UBM ASEAN.

Under the Vietnam Livestock Development Strategy which operates through 2020 and runs in conjunction with the National Development Plan, Vietnam's livestock industry is now experiencing tremendous growth. This is in keeping with the nation's target of making Vietnam a middle income country. Today, consumers in developing countries are becoming more cognisant of health related hazards in the animal products they purchased due to higher income and better communication. That is why the demand for meat, eggs, feed and food is at an all-time high. Vietnam's rapidly growing population of over 88 million people is projected to reach 100 million by 2015.

Under the theme "Improving Food Hygiene and Safety in Livestock Production", VIETSTOCK 2012 is being held at the perfect time and will enable industry professionals, decision makers and consumers, to join together and come up with solutions to meet the demands of increasingly sophisticated consumers.

VIETSTOCK 2012 presents a unique opportunity for companies in the feed, meat and livestock industry to advance their business through targeted networking opportunities. Businesses will also be able to inspect the latest technology and learn of new ideas that can help them keep pace with market developments. The show lets you to contact new customers under one roof… without wasting time on travel.

Visit VIETSTOCK 2012 website at www.vietstock.org for further information and details about booking space at the show.

Notes to Editors:

1.  About UBM Asia (www.ubmasia.com)

UBM Malaysia is a subsidiary of UBM Asia part of UBM plc which is listed on the London Stock Exchange. UBM Asia operates in 18 market sectors with headquarters in Hong Kong and subsidiary companies across Asia, including UBM China in Shanghai, Hangzhou, Guangzhou and Beijing. We have over 200 products including trade fairs, conferences, trade publications, B2B/B2C portals and virtual event services. As Asia's leading exhibition organiser and the biggest commercial organiser in China, India and Malaysia, we stage the leading events of their kind across Asia. Our 150 events, 24 publications and 16 vertical portals serve a 1,000,000 plus quality exhibitors, visitors, conference delegates, advertisers and subscribers from all over the world with high value face-to-face business-matching events, quality and instant news on market and industry trends and round-the-clock online trading networks and sourcing platforms. We have 1,000 staff in 21 major cities across Asia, stretching from Japan to Turkey.

2.  About UBM plc (www.ubm.com)

UBM plc is a leading global business media company. We inform markets and bring the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print and provide them with the information they need to do business successfully. We focus on serving professional commercial communities, from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewellery traders, from farmers to pharmacists around the world. Our 6,600 staff in more than 31 countries are organised into specialist teams that serve these communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.

For press inquiries, please contact:

Ms. Dliana Sahadan
Corporate Marketing & Communications Department
UBM Malaysia
A-8-1, Level 8
Hampshire Place Office
157 Hampshire, 1 Jalan Mayang Sari
50450 Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia
T: +603-2176-8788
F: +603-2164-8786
E: [email protected]

The Representative Office of UBM Asia in Ho Chi Minh City

Ms. Nga Nguyen (Susan)
1st Floor, 20/16 Nguyen Truong To. Str,
Ward 12, Dist. 4
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
T: +848-5401-2718
F: +848-5401-2717
E: [email protected]
www.ubmasia.com www.vietstock.org

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