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LEFASO

Shoe export contracts dry up

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Shoe export contracts dry up

While footwear was the nation's third leading export earner in the first half of the year, exporters remain concerned about the lack of new export orders beyond the third quarter, according to Vietnam Leather and Footwear Association (Lefaso) chairman Nguyen Duc Thuan.

Handbag exports reach 1.3b USD

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Handbag exports reach 1.3b USD

The leather and footwear sector exceeded 1 billion USD in bag exports last year, leading the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) to officially prompt the industry to keep developing the product.

EU footwear project bears fruit

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EU footwear project bears fruit

Leather and footwear enterprises had improved their competitiveness over the last two years, thanks to a Multilateral Trade Assistance project between the EU and Vietnam, according to the secretary of the Vietnam Leather and Footwear Association (Lefaso), Nguyen Thi Tong.

Shoe exports rise by 30 percent

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Shoe exports rise by 30 percent

Vietnam 's leather and footwear export value jumped by 30 percent to 4.8 billion USD during the first nine months of this year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

EU keeps its eye on Vietnam shoemakers

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EU keeps its eye on Vietnam shoemakers

Exporters of leather-upper shoes face new obstacles to accessing the European market, ever though the EU lifted its anti-dumping tariff on April 1, said Vietnam Leather and Footwear Association (Lefaso) general secretary Nguyen Thi Tong at a recent workshop in Hanoi.

Shoe exporters told to foster trademarks

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Shoe exporters told to foster trademarks

Despite being the world's third-largest producer of leather and footwear, Vietnamese businesses in the industry have not been successful in building global trademarks, industry officials have said.

Int’l shoes and leather exhibition hits HCM City

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Int’l shoes and leather exhibition hits HCM City

A total of 100 producers and suppliers from 14 countries and territories worldwide, including Vietnam , are showcasing their products at the 13 th International Shoes and Leather Exhibition that opened in Ho Chi Minh City on July 21.

Footwear industry urged to focus on local market

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Footwear industry urged to focus on local market

Major opportunities will be presented to local footwear producers to further develop as local demand is forecast to increase by roughly 8 percent yearly to 355 million pairs by 2020, according to the Vietnam Leather and Footwear Association (Lefaso).