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Vietnamese footwear makers unfazed by TPP demise

Vietnamese footwear makers unfazed by TPP demise

Vietnam’s leather and footwear industry will maintain its strong growth even if the TPP does not materialise, the Vietnam Leather, Footwear and Handbag Association (Lefaso) has said.

Vietnam world’s second-largest sport shoe exporter

Vietnam world’s second-largest sport shoe exporter

Vietnam is frequently listed among the world’s top 20 footwear producers, with the Southeast Asian country now positioned among the top ten leading global footwear exporters, an industry association has said.

Leather, footwear firms move to seize opportunities from FTAs

Leather, footwear firms move to seize opportunities from FTAs

Many Vietnamese leather and footwear firms have been implementing new production and business strategies to seize opportunities offered by free trade agreements (FTAs), especially a deal between the country and the Eurasia Economic Union (EAEU) which took effect last month.

Public-private apparel firms ink deal

Public-private apparel firms ink deal

Representatives from public private partnerships (PPP) in apparel and footwear on October 27 signed a co-operation agreement for the two sectors’ sustainable development in Vietnam.

Vietnamese shoemakers too reliant on imports

Vietnamese shoemakers too reliant on imports

The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MoIT) is urging local footwear makers to further invest in support industries instead of depending excessively on imported raw materials and losing out on profits and competitiveness.

Footwear exports reach nearly US$5 billion

Footwear exports reach nearly US$5 billion

The leather and footwear sector’s exports reached nearly US$5 billion in the first five months of this year, up 6% against the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

US – biggest importer of Vietnam footwear

US – biggest importer of Vietnam footwear

VOV.VN - The US has become the biggest importer of Vietnam’s footwear products with an import revenue of nearly US$4.1 billion, accounting for 33.9% of the country’s total footwear export value, according to the Vietnam Leather, Footwear and Handbag Association (LEFASO).

Vietnam’s footwear sector readies for TPP

Vietnam’s footwear sector readies for TPP

Vietnam is considered the country to reap the most benefit in apparel, footwear, agro-forestry and seafood exports from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, said the Vietnam Leather and Footwear Association (Lefaso).

Growth of shoe exports to continue in 2016

Growth of shoe exports to continue in 2016

VOV.VN -Exports of footwear and related items showed robust development for 2015, said speakers at a recent meeting of the Vietnam Leather, Footwear and Handbag Association (Lefaso) in Hanoi.

US - major suitcase, bag import partner of Vietnam

US - major suitcase, bag import partner of Vietnam

(VOV) - The US is presently considered a big importer of Vietnam suitcases and bags, accounting for more than US$1 billion out of total US$2.4 billion in export value, far exceeding other key markets-the EU and Japan.

Handbag sector told demand increasing

Handbag sector told demand increasing

The domestic handbag industry must increase investment and quality to meet the rising demand from importers under new bilateral and multilateral trade agreements, an industry official has said.

Footwear exports to US skyrocket

Footwear exports to US skyrocket

(VOV) - Vietnam’s footwear exports jumped 21.2% to more than US$5.85 billion in the first half of this year, according to statistics released by the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Vietnam leather industry faces tough challenges

Vietnam leather industry faces tough challenges

(VOV) - After a few difficult years brought about by the global economic recession, Vietnam’s leather and footwear industry has been a key factor underpinning the resilience of the nation’s economic growth and employment.