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  • How Automation Is Reshaping Fashion

    Automation is set to transform the business of fashion, from design to production to marketing. NEW YORK, United States — In his farewell address, former US president Barack Obama acknowledged that outsourcing had stripped the country of both blue and white-collar jobs. But a new and even...
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  • Vietnam in 2017: Spotting Opportunities for FDI

    2016 has been a successful year for Vietnam, continuing its emergence as both a leading ASEAN economy and a global player. Falling commodity and energy prices and severe water shortages early in the year caused Vietnam’s failure to reach its goal of 6.7 percent GDP growth, but with a year-on-year...
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  • Three more groups of items join billion-dollar export club

    An additional three groups of items brought export revenue of more than US$1 billion each in the first two months of 2017, according to data of the Ministry of Industry and Trade.   They are machinery, equipment and tools; vehicles and vehicle parts; and wood and timber products. ...
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  • Vietnam’s textile-garment industry in the post-TPP period

    VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam’s textile and garment industry has attracted the majority of the biggest foreign direct investment projects as investors want to build factories in Vietnam to capitalize on opportunities from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Japanese garment-textile companies began expanding their production in Vietnam after the...
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  • Vietnam and USA team up for food safety

    The High Quality Việt Nam Products Business Association, the American Chamber of Commerce in Việt Nam and the Washington-based Global Food Safety Forum on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding on co-operation in food safety. The High Quality Việt Nam Products Business Association and the American Chamber...
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  • Keeping Vietnam’s textile and garment industry competitive

    Vietnam has transformed from one of the world’s poorest countries to a lower middle income economy in just 25 years. Beginning in 1986, Vietnam undertook key structural reforms in various areas, including state-owned enterprise (SOE) reform, private sector development, financial reform, public expenditure management and trade liberalisation. The World Bank predicts...
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  • Textiles: Back To The Future Through Vietnam

    TAL’s new air-conditioned plant in Vietnam can produce 16 million shirts annually. credit: Ehrin Macksey For Forbes   Row after row of young uniformed Vietnamese operate industrial sewing and pressing machines, turning out men's dress shirts for U.S. retailer J.C. Penney. The two-story glass-and-concrete garment plant was inaugurated...
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  • EVFTA’s Impact on the Vietnamese Eonomy and on the Country’s Place in ASEAN

    On the 16th February 2017, in HCMC – the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham) – in collaboration with the EU-Vietnam Business Network (EVBN) organised a conference that gathered key speakers and experts in EU-Vietnam and EU-ASEAN relations, as well as business leaders and thinkers discussing possible scenarios of Vietnamese economy in 2018...
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  • Vietnam involved in 16 FTAs

    Vietnam has signed and will sign 16 free trade agreements (FTA), the Government said in a report sent to the National Assembly Standing Committee on December 21. Vietnam involved in 16 FTAs The Government report on acceleration of international economic integration signed by Minister of Industry...
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  • Trade pact with EU - Opportunities for Vietnam

    Vietnam Manufacturing Marketplace - The upcoming free trade agreement between Việt Nam and the European Union (EVFTA) will open new opportunities for Viet Nam to access modern technologies and learn management skills, Deputy Industry and Trade Minister Trần Quốc Khánh said at a conference in Ha Noi yesterday. ...
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