A Vietnamese shoe designer has won top prize in an international footwear design contest recently held in Guangzhou City, China.
Vietnam earned US$3.1 billion in footwear export in the first five months of this year, a year-on-year increase of 11.4 percent, according to the General Statistics Office.
(VOV) -Ho Chi Minh City hosted a June 6 trade exchange between representatives and businesses of the Vietnamese and Thai footwear industries.
(VOV) -Most Vietnamese footwear businesses have received steady orders, for the second and third quarters of 2013, according to the Vietnam Leather and Footwear Association (Lefaso).
(VOV) -The footwear sector plans to earn US$9.7 billion in export revenue this year, up 10 percent on 2012.
(VOV) - The leather and footwear sector is trying to meet this year’s US$8.5 billion export earning target despite numerous difficulties in the market.
Hanoi will celebrate a night of head-to-toe fashion on the evening of November 30 in a show entitled Mix & Match, featuring collections by designers from ADesigner Hanoi and the Vietnam Leather and Footwear Association (Lefaso).
Despite the impact of global economic downturn, the footwear sector has grown strongly over the past five years with the export volumes of shoes rising 163 percent and bags 205 percent.
Coordination among sectors and industrial groups is a key measure to help garment, footwear and wood furniture businesses improve their chain value and competitiveness in both domestic and foreign markets.