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Here are Southeast Asia's next big car manufacturing hubs

Foreign car firms can smell the burning of engine oil as the Vietnamese market heats up. 

Asia manufacturing picks up in June but momentum seen slowing into second half

Manufacturing in Vietnam was boosted by ramped up production by South Korea's Samsung Electronics.

Adidas' slavery buster hopes technology can give workers a voice

As apparel and footwear industries rely heavily on outsourcing, sportswear companies have faced growing scrutiny.
May 25, 2017 | 02:08 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's Q1 economic growth slowest in 3 years

The industrial sector and trade deficit have been dragging on the country's economic momentum.
March 29, 2017 | 02:25 pm GMT+7

An iPhone made in America? Not that simple

As U.S. President Donald Trump pushes hard for goods to be 'made in America,' how realistic is it to expect Apple to stop manufacturing its iconic devices in China?
January 29, 2017 | 10:42 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s manufacturing grows strongly as orders hit 18-month high

Job creation quickened for the eighth month straight in November.
December 02, 2016 | 03:12 pm GMT+7

Demand for factory space soars in Vietnam as companies abandon China

Cheap labor costs and tax breaks are attracting foreign firms.
October 06, 2016 | 02:03 pm GMT+7

Vietnam manufacturing growth climbs to 16-month high in September

A solid increase in new orders has led to the fastest rise in employment for five and a half years.
October 04, 2016 | 11:24 am GMT+7

Vietnam chases after manufacturing giants

China might lead the way, but Vietnam has big ambitions.
September 29, 2016 | 04:30 pm GMT+7

Trade pact with E.U. might offset Brexit fallout in Vietnam

Britain's vote to leave the European Union, or Brexit, has sent ripples across the financial market in Vietnam, but overall there appears to have been no immediate hit on the ...
July 02, 2016 | 08:23 am GMT+7

Export orders jump to 14-month high in Vietnam's manufacturing sector

The Nikkei Vietnam Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index, or PMI, an indicator of manufacturing performance, posted 52.6 in June, broadly in line with 52.7 in May.
July 01, 2016 | 09:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam posts $1.5bln of trade surplus in Jan-June: GSO

Vietnam is estimated to post a trade surplus of around $1.5 billion in the first half of 2016, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO) on Tuesday.
June 29, 2016 | 10:42 am GMT+7

New orders drive Vietnam's manufacturing PMI up to 52.7 in May

The Nikkei Vietnam Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index, or PMI, rose to 52.7 in May from 52.3 in April, according to a report released earlier this week.
June 02, 2016 | 11:49 am GMT+7

Vietnam's industrial production outperforms 2015 figures in May

Vietnam's index of industry production (IIP) is set to rise 7.8 percent in May compared to the same month last year, spurred on by the manufacturing sector which has climbed 11.2 ...
May 27, 2016 | 06:51 pm GMT+7

China manufacturing expands for first time in nine months

Chinese manufacturing activity expanded in March for the first time in nine months, official data showed Friday, while a private survey indicated the smallest decline for more ...
April 01, 2016 | 12:07 pm GMT+7