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  • Vietnam Textile sector growth surges

    The infographic of Việt Nam’s textile and garment exports in the first quarter from 2014 to 2017. — Graphic designed by Đoàn Tùng The textile and garment sector enters the second quarter (Q2) of this year with promising signs from new import markets, said General Director of the...
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  • Crystal’s Vietnam T-shirt factory won AmCham Vietnam CSR Recognition Award

    Regent Garment Factory (Regent), Crystal’s Vietnam T-shirt factory, has won the prestigious Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Recognition Award organised by American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) Vietnam. It was the only non-American enterprise recognised by the Award in 2016.   Mr Alfred To (middle), General Manager at Regent,...
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  • Vietnam's textile - garment exports expected to grow without TPP

    Vietnam’s garment and textile sector is still enjoying good growth in exports to the US market even without the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), according to Le Tien Truong, Director General of the Vietnam National Textile and Garment group (Vinatex). While the sector is forecasted to benefit greatly from...
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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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