he 15th Pyongyang Autumn International Trade Fair opened with due ceremony at Pyongyang Indoor Stadium on Monday.

Electrical and electronic goods, building materials, machines and light industrial products are on display at the fair involving more than 350 companies from the DPRK, China, Vietnam, Mongolia, Indonesia, Italy and other countries.

Attending the ceremony were Ri Ryong Nam, vice-premier of the Cabinet, Kim Yong Jae, minister of External Economic Relations, delegations from different countries and members of foreign diplomatic missions here.

Pak Ung Sik, director of the Korean International Exhibition Corporation, made an opening address to be followed by a congratulatory speech by O Ryong Chol, vice-minister of External Economic Relations.

At the end of the ceremony the participants toured the fair venue.

The fair will last till Sept. 27.