Vietnam exports a billion pairs of shoes each year Business

Vietnam exports a billion pairs of shoes each year

Vietnam now exports 1 billion pairs of shoes per year and the nation is the second largest leather and footwear exporter in the world, according to experts at the Vietnam Footwear Summit 2019 held in HCM City on March 20.
Vietnam faces threat of trade deficit in 2019 Business

Vietnam faces threat of trade deficit in 2019

Vietnam faces a possible return to a trade deficit this year after three years of enjoying surpluses, experts said pointing to the sharp rise in imports and increasing difficulties facing exports.
CPTPP officially comes into force in Vietnam Business

CPTPP officially comes into force in Vietnam

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) officially came into force in Vietnam on January 14, promising to open up opportunities for many industries to boost exports, but also posing challenges for businesses which require them to devise long-term strategies to increase their competitiveness in the global market.
Leather, footwear sector needs supporting industry Business

Leather, footwear sector needs supporting industry

The leather and footwear sector needs to develop supporting industry to reduce reliance on the import of raw materials, enhance competitiveness and boost high-value exports, said Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Cao Quoc Hung.
Vietnam International Fashion Fair 2018 opens in Hanoi Business

Vietnam International Fashion Fair 2018 opens in Hanoi

The Vietnam International Fashion Fair (VIEF) 2018 opened at the Cultural and Friendship Palace in Hanoi on December 13, gathering nearly 150 leading garment-textile, leather-footwear and cosmetics firms from localities nationwide.
Connectivity essential for businesses when joining CPTPP: seminar Business

Connectivity essential for businesses when joining CPTPP: seminar

Vietnamese enterprises will benefit little from the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) if they lack connectivity, heard a seminar themed “CPTPP: Opportunities and Challenges for Vietnamese Businesses” held in Hanoi on November 28.