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Vietnam’s biggest garment firm skyrockets on debut

Shares of Viet Tien Garment Co. sold like hot cakes during its debut on Thursday on the back of the opportunities afforded by trade pacts Vietnam has reached with various foreign partners  

TPP offers promising new world for Vietnam's textiles sector

Vietnam’s textile industry is set to grow rapidly over the next 10 years as the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement takes effect, acting as a catalyst for boosting trade and investments in the sector, industry experts say.

Vietnam imports $2 bln worth of garments from China in first five months

During the first five months, Vietnam imported $4.15 billion worth of garments, of which 52.5 percent came from China, according to Vietnam Customs.  
June 24, 2016 | 06:24 pm GMT+7

In modern Vietnam, a high-tech economy is a future far away

Decades-old technologies are stifling Vietnam's competitiveness in the global market.
October 06, 2016 | 02:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s textile exports fray to 10-year slump in 2016

A strong Vietnamese dong and sluggish demand from key markets have dragged on textile exports this year.
December 21, 2016 | 03:21 pm GMT+7

Poor Vietnamese women lining the pockets of world’s richest men - Oxfam

'Stark inequality' has been observed in the garment industry.
March 09, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Huge fire engulfs Taiwanese garment factory in southern Vietnam

No casualties were reported, but the fire was still blazing four hours after it broke out.
March 23, 2017 | 03:19 pm GMT+7

Taiwanese garment firm faces $6 mln loss in Vietnam's fire-ravaged plant

A look inside the five-storey building of Kwong Lung - Meko Company in Can Tho City, where a massive fire broke out Thursday and raged for 24 hours straight and consumed everything.
March 24, 2017 | 07:06 pm GMT+7

Electrical fault to blame for Taiwanese factory inferno in southern Vietnam - Police

The fire is estimated to have cost the garment firm at least $13 million so far.
March 28, 2017 | 04:36 pm GMT+7

Taiwanese garment firm to get $18 mln compensation after fire at Vietnam factory

The incident engulfed the company's main factory and a major amount of machinery and materials.
May 17, 2017 | 11:05 am GMT+7

Indian workers clash with fashion bosses as union activity rises

Increasing number of workers in the south Indian garment hub have been suspended or dismissed within days of joining unions.
February 01, 2018 | 10:27 am GMT+7

Vietnam textile firm bets on eco-friendly products

While higher prices and low awareness have limited consumption in the domestic market, one firm is optimistic that this will change.
July 04, 2018 | 04:44 pm GMT+7

China might avoid Trump tariffs by exporting via Vietnam

Vietnam could suffer collateral damage if Chinese businesses use made-in-Vietnam labels to avoid U.S. tariffs, experts warn. 
September 24, 2018 | 08:45 am GMT+7

Vietnam garment exports surge on US-China trade war

Vietnam’s garment exports are set to rise by 14.8 percent this year to $35 billion, an industry official said on Friday.
November 03, 2018 | 10:38 am GMT+7

Nickel-and-dimed in sweatshops: Australian brands squeeze Vietnamese garment workers

Vietnamese workers making garments for Australian brands are unable to afford basic necessities and suffer sub-standard working conditions, said Oxfam.
March 19, 2019 | 07:44 am GMT+7
 
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