Cotton Day connects Vietnam, US firms Business

Cotton Day connects Vietnam, US firms

The Vietnam Textile & Apparel Association (VITAS) and the US Cotton Council International (CCI) recently held the Cotton Day in Ho Chi Minh City to help Vietnamese apparel businesses to approach the US market.
Bright future for Vietnam, Africa raw cotton trade Business

Bright future for Vietnam, Africa raw cotton trade

The Vietnamese textile and garment sector, with its rapid and sustainable growth over recent years, remains overly dependent on foreign raw materials, paying inordinately high prices than necessary, radio The Voice of Vietnam (VOV) reported on August 20.
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Textile, garment exports continue to grow

In the first five months of 2014, the textile and garment sector maintained stable export growth compared with the same period last year and continued to stand among the top sectors in terms of the export value, the Vietnam Economic News reported.
Exports see light decrease in April Business

Exports see light decrease in April

The country’s exports earned 7.3 billion USD in April, down by 150 million USD from the previous month, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
Imports, exports both decline Business

Imports, exports both decline

Vietnam's export turnover was estimated at 5.25 billion USD in February, a decline of 26 percent in comparison with the previous month's figure, the General Statistics Office (GSO) announced on Feb. 24.
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High agriculture imports drag on economy

Imports of agricultural products and fruit and vegetables in April reached 1.5 billion USD, lifting the total value for the first four months of this year to 5 billion USD – 80 percent more than for the same period in 2009.