Enterprises flock to garment industry expo Business

Enterprises flock to garment industry expo

Over 500 businesses from 24 countries and territories are taking part in the Vietnam Saigon Textile and Garment Industry Expo (Saigon Tex 2014), opened in Ho Chi Minh City on April 10.
VN trade surplus hits 1 billion USD in Q1 Business

VN trade surplus hits 1 billion USD in Q1

Vietnam’s export, import revenues reached 33.346 billion USD and 32.339 billion USD respectively in the first quarter of this year, resulting in a trade surplus of more than 1 billion USD, the Vietnam Economic News reported on April 7.
Business

TPP a chance to promote institutional reform: official

Coming into the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, when opportunities and challenges are facing Vietnam's exports, which sectors should Vietnamese enterprises pay attention to? To provide answers to the questions, Vietnam Business Forum, the weekly magazine of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, has an interview with Nguyen Thai Duong, Deputy Director of the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Business

South Asian market offers bright prospects: paper

Given that markets like the European Union (EU) and Japan are becoming harder to please and that the demand in these markets is not increasing, South Asia is considered as offering great prospects for Vietnamese businesses, the Vietnam Economic News reported on February 18.
Business

Central city’s garments sector gets ready for TPP

Although the output of Da Nang’s textiles and garments companies accounts for only 7 percent of Viet n am’s total, the central city has greatest potential for the future development of this sector , according to a local newspaper.
Business

Bright future for Vietnam's textile-garment sector

Based on optimistic forecasts about the situation of the global economy, especially the thriving of large markets such as the US, the EU and Japan, Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS) Vice President Le Tien Truong predicted that the Vietnamese textile and garment sector would have a bright future in 2014. Report by the Vietnam Economic News.
Business

African execs eye Vietnam prospects

A delegation of 20 business executives from the Monetary Community of Central Africa and West African Economic and Monetary Union met Vietnamese counterparts from the agricultural processing sector at a forum held in Ho Chi Minh City on January 9.
Textile, garment exports surpass yearly target Business

Textile, garment exports surpass yearly target

Vietnam’s export turnover from fibre, textiles and garments surpassed 20 billion USD in 2013, up 18 percent from 2012 and surpassing target by over one billion USD, according to Dau Tu (Investment) newspaper.
Business

Vietnam seeks trade balance solutions

The important foreign trade results Vietnam achieved in recent years have considerably contributed to the development of the country. Imports and exports have grown at a rather high rate in terms of value as well as the range of products. The trade deficit has been narrowed down. However, if Vietnam fails to take decisive measures, it will be difficult for the country to achieve the balance-of-trade goal set for 2020. The Vietnam Economic News reports.
Environment

How Vietnam tackles environmental pollution woes

Many countries in the world have paid special attention to combining efforts to promote economic growth and protect the environment. Clean, environmentally friendly technological solutions have become the choice of industrial production groups and businesses. Insights from the Vietnam Economic News.
Textile and garment materials to develop domestically Business

Textile and garment materials to develop domestically

Vinatex has encouraged its member businesses and other enterprises in the textile and garment industry to invest in production of materials including fabric and fiber, and to form a complete material supply chain. Report by the Vietnam Economic News.
Business

Vietnam boosts trade with UK

Vietnam exported over 2.47 billion USD worth of goods to the UK in the first eight months of 2013, up 34 percent year-on-year.
Garment exports target comes near Business

Garment exports target comes near

Vietnam's total export turnover for textiles and garments in the first half of this year surpassed 8.9 billion USD, a 14.5 percent increase year-on-year.
Apparel industry needs redesign Business

Apparel industry needs redesign

The Vietnam textile and garment sector must make fundamental changes to develop sustainably as part of the global textile and garment chain, agreed participants in a conference in the southern province of Tien Giang on June 7.