Vietnam ditching leather for e-wallets

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

Electronic wallet (e-wallet) services are becoming more popular in Viet Nam, with a number of new e-wallet services officially licensed in the last year and a half.

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1,000 workers strike in Ninh Binh

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago

Nearly 1,000 workers at a foreign invested footwear company in Ninh Binh Province have gone on strike to protest against the company's policies.

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FTA brightens prospects of Vietnamese footwear products

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Báo Đầu Tư English 5 month(s) ago

Prospects are bright for Vietnam’s footwear exports after the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement comes into force in 2018.

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VN footwear makers unfazed by TPP demise

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Báo Đầu Tư English 5 month(s) ago

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

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Designer joins Paris fashion elite a year after getting the sack

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SaiGon GP English 7 month(s) ago

It was the fairytale ending to a fortnight of Paris fashion shows. A year ago Danish designer Christine Hyun Mi Nielsen was fired from her high-pressure job as the director of the studio of one of the world’s top brands, source from VNS/AFP.

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Vietnam world’s second-largest sport shoe exporter

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 7 month(s) ago

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.

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Automation poses employment challenges

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Báo Dân Trí English 9 month(s) ago

Unemployment may rise because of the high numbers of unskilled workers and increased industrial automation.

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13 dead in Indian garment factory fire: Police

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Báo Đầu Tư English 10 month(s) ago

GHAZIABAD, India: Thirteen workers died in a fire at a suspected illegal garment factory on the outskirts of the Indian capital early Friday as they slept in the workshop.

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Footwear firms gear up for FTAs

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Báo Đầu Tư English 10 month(s) ago

Vietnamese leather and footwear firms are implementing new production and business strategies to make the most of the opportunities provided by free trade agreements (FTAs), especially with Eurasia.

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VN Int’l fashion fair in December

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Báo điện tử CP English 10 month(s) ago

VGP - The Viet Nam International Fashion Fair (VIFF) will be held from December 22-26 at the International Centre of Exhibition, Ha Noi.

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HCMC Enterprise Products Week attracts 100 firms

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SaiGon GP English 11 month(s) ago

The 2016 Ho Chi Minh City Enterprise Products Week is taking place in Tay Ninh province starting September 29 to October 3.

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HCMC speeds up garment, footwear cooperation with Japanese city

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SaiGon GP English 12 month(s) ago

HCMC speeds up garment, footwear cooperation with Japanese city

Izumiotsu city in Japanese Osaka province has strengths in garment and textile as well as leather and footwear, which will be favorable conditions for it and Ho Chi Minh City to promote cooperation in these fields in the upcoming time.

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Leather, footwear exports strong, local consumption weak

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SaiGon GP English 12 month(s) ago

Leather, footwear exports strong, local consumption weak

The leather and footwear industry posts the annual growth rate of 9.7 percent on average. Made in Vietnam shoes have been exported to 50 nations but met only 40 percent of local demand, approximating 150 million pairs a year, according to statistics by the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

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IPI rises 6.9% in eight months

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SaiGon GP English 12 month(s) ago

IPI rises 6.9% in eight months

Việt Nam’s industrial production index (IPI) in August grew 7.3 percent month-on-month and posted a 6.9 percent rise in the first eight months of 2016. This is lower than the 9.8 percent rate recorded in the same period last year due to a continuous downturn of production in the mining, processing and manufacturing industries.

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Exports meet half of target for seven months

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SaiGon GP English 13 month(s) ago

Exports meet half of target for seven months

Export growth rate reached 5.3 percent meeting only half of 10 percent target set early this year in the first seven months and lower 9.2 percent during the same period last year, reported the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

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