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Leather exports to top 12 billion USD

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Leather exports to top 12 billion USD

Leather footwear and handbag exports are expected to top 12 billion USD this year, achieving the target, the Vietnam Leather and Footwear Association (Lefaso) has said.

They were worth 10.4 billion USD last year to rank third in the country's list of key exports, Lefaso Deputy Chairman Diep Thanh Kiet said, adding that the exports were very good in the first half of the year, with footwear exports going up by more than 14 percent and handbags by over 18 percent.

Footwear exports soar in first four months

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Footwear exports soar in first four months

Footwear exports reached 730 million USD in April alone, bringing the total export turnover of the products in the first four months of this year to nearly 2.9 billion USD, up 21.9 percent on year-on-year basis.

Footwear exports gain momentum

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Footwear exports gain momentum

Vietnamese footwear exporters are looking forward to big gains this year as their revenue in the January – May period surged 11.4 percent year-on-year to 3.1 billion USD, a positive figure amid the global economic malaise.