The International Exhibition of Construction, Building Materials, Housing and Interior Décor (Vietbuild) will take place from September 14-18 at Phu Tho Sports Competition House in Ho Chi Minh City. A press conference was held in the City on September 6 to announce the event, which will attract the participation of 800 companies specializing in construction, construction materials, real estate and interior decoration from 11 countries and territories around the globe including the US, France, Germany, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand. The event will offer an opportunity for Vietnamese businesses in the fields of real estate and construction to seek partners and introduce new services and products in the context of integration and development. Nguyen Dinh Hung, General Director of the Vietbuild Company, said that the event will hopefully help businesses find a way out of the current difficult economic situation. It will also help businesses seek opportunities for cooperation, create sources of capital to develop the real estate market, and generally promote business, he said.