Vietnam’s footwear industry has enjoyed giant stride thanks to the bilateral and multilateral trade agreements and the fourth industrial revolution. (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Domestic and world’s leading experts in footwear will gather in Ho Chi Minh City next month for their summit.

The Vietnam Footwear Summit 2018 which will take place at Saigon Reverie Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City from March 21-22, will discuss new trend and growth models in footwear industry.

According to Phan Thi Thanh Xuan, Vice President and General Secretary of the Vietnam Leather, Footwear and Handbag Association (Lefaso), the event is expected to help local businesses grasp international footwear development trend, apply new materials and information and technology (IT) to slash costs and meet environmental requirements.

Provided with sufficient information from foreign experts, local firms will be able to pen vision and development strategies, she said, adding that they will have chance to meet with customers from 20 countries worldwide.

Vietnam’s footwear industry has enjoyed giant stride thanks to the bilateral and multilateral trade agreements as well as the fourth industrial revolution. However, enterprises need to renew to keep pace with latest trend and join the global supply chain. - VNA