Kien Giang posts 2 percent rise in nine-month export earnings Business

Kien Giang posts 2 percent rise in nine-month export earnings

The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang earned over 526 million USD in export value in the first nine months of 2021, meeting over 70 percent of the year’s plan and posting a year-on-year rise of nearly 2 percent, according to the provincial Department of Industry and Trade.
Key export sectors the target of M&As by foreign investors Business

Key export sectors the target of M&As by foreign investors

Several of Vietnam’s key export sectors, such as textile-garment, leather-footwear, and electronics have become magnets for merger and acquisition (M&As) activities, posing a risk of leading enterprises in those sectors being purchased by foreign investors.
Footwear sector further penetrates global supply chain Business

Footwear sector further penetrates global supply chain

Vietnam’s footwear sector is now beginning to see positive signs after export revenue for footwear and handbags fell 11 percent year-on-year to 19.5 billion USD in 2020, making it one of the sectors hardest hit by COVID-19.
Leather and footwear on course for strong recovery: LEFASO Business

Leather and footwear on course for strong recovery: LEFASO

Vietnam's leather and footwear industry was on course for a strong recovery as more international fashion brands were valuing the country as an important part of the global supply chain, according to the Vietnam Leather, Footwear and Handbag Association (LEFASO).
Footwear sector to improve supply chain to take advantage of EVFTA Business

Footwear sector to improve supply chain to take advantage of EVFTA

Vietnam’s leather and footwear industry should improve its supply chain performance to take advantage of the milestone trade deal that the country has signed with the EU and to recover from the effects of the COVID-19 crisis, speakers said at a recent international footwear conference.
Footwear industry likely to hit goals in 2020 Business

Footwear industry likely to hit goals in 2020

The domestic leather and footwear industry was in good shape to reach its goals this year, according to Phan Thi Thanh Xuan, Vice Chairwoman and General Secretary of the Vietnam Leather and Footwear Association (Lefaso).