The capital city - Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) - sometimes still known referred to as Saigon - is Vietnam's largest city with around 7.1 million inhabitants.  Its abbreviation HCMC stands for the industrial centre of the county and the most important transport hub in the south. 

A country with 93 million inhabitants, Vietnam has transformed from one of the poorest countries in the world to a lower middle income country as of 2014. 70% of the population is under 30 years of age, and this is where a new middle class is emerging with steadily rising incomes. 


Vietnam has one of the world's highest rates of urbanisation.  By 2030 almost half of the all Vietnamese will be living in cities.  Since Vietnam joined WTO in 2007, its markets has gradually opened, leading to the creation of mutual international trade.

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Saigon Exhibition & Convention Center (SECC)

Located in the heart of Phu My Hung New City, Saigon Exhibition & Convention Center (SECC) is the largest, the most modern exhibition & convention center, only 15 minutes from the centre of Ho Chi Minh City, 30 minutes from Tan Son Nhat International Airport.

The SECC is an international standard facility capable of satisfying the requirements of national and international conventions, large scale public and trade exhibitions, corporate meetings and specialized events.

SECC consists of four indoor exhibition halls totaling to 40,000 square meters, additional outdoor exhibition space of 15,000 - 20,000 square meters, one 2,000-seat convention center, one high-rise office tower, and two international standard hotels (a 4-star one with 600 rooms and a 5-star one with 400 rooms).Underground parking is adopted.

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Saigon Exhibition & Convention Center (SECC)