A webinar co-held by the Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS) and the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) on May 4 answered questions from producers regarding the EU and the US’s rules on the import of face masks and medical equipment.
Garment-textile and footwear enterprises are seeking material supplies from markets besides China amid the complicated developments of the acute respiratory disease caused by SARS-CoV2 (COVID-19).
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s textile and apparel industry is set to be the one of the biggest beneficiaries of the recently signed Vietnam-EU Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) following its ratification.
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s textile and garment industry is forecast to face numerous difficulties during the remaining months of the year as a result of stiff competition among partners and a scarcity of orders.
Vietnam’s textile industry faces many difficulties with both export and production on the decrease due to effects of an intensified China-US trade war, said industry experts.
The reduction of working hours from 48 hours per week to 44 hours will create difficulties for textile and garments enterprises, according to one leading expert.
The garment and textile industry was one of the country's key export industries, but also produces high levels of greenhouse gas emissions.
Many Vietnamese garment firms have maintained high growth in traditional markets this year, including the US, the Republic of Korea, the European Union and member states of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
The garment-textile industry expects to rake in US$31 billion in exports by the end of 2017, a year-on-year rise of 10.23%.
VOV.VN - Some local Vietnamese companies are fighting back against the encroachment of international brands, said experts at a recent seminar in Hanoi, but are not faring well in the battle.
A workshop discussing smart production towards sustainable development for the textile and garment industry was held by the Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS) in Hanoi on July 13.
Vietnam’s garment and textile exports in the first half of this year reached US$12.6 billion, a year on year increase of 4.72% and accounted for 41% of the sector’s target for 2016.
Textile & garment companies reject the opinion that textiles & garments would be the biggest beneficiary of the TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership) Agreement.
The Asia Fashion Summit 2015 (AFS 2015), and an international exhibition on fashion and materials for the garment industry, are scheduled to take place in Hanoi in the next month.