Pou Chen and Far Eastern projects at the starting line

Pou Chen and Far Eastern projects at the starting line

Taiwan’s Pou Chen Group is fulfilling all procedures to be certified and kick off the construction of its footwear R&D centre in the next months.
Garment, textile tech companies bank on Vietnam

Garment, textile tech companies bank on Vietnam

Foreign companies providing technology solutions for textile, garment, and footwear production have been increasingly active in Vietnam, taking advantage of the expected growth of the industry.
Local footwear steps to EU

Local footwear steps to EU

The European Commission’s recent decision on extending Vietnam’s eligibility under its Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) is expected to propel local footwear exports to the EU.
Chances await VN shoemakers in EU market

Chances await VN shoemakers in EU market

After years of being left out of the beneficiary list of the Generalized System of Preferences provided by the European Union, many Vietnamese footwear makers are now at ease as they will be eligible for new preferential treatment.
Vietnam footwear wins Brazil dumping lawsuit

Vietnam footwear wins Brazil dumping lawsuit

Vietnam has for the first time scored a victory against a lawsuit directed towards its global exports on the evasion of anti-dumping taxes, according to the Vietnam Competition Administration (VCA) under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Footwear sector makes efforts to stabilise production

Footwear sector makes efforts to stabilise production

The leather and footwear sector is making efforts to stabilise production and ensure its export growth despite many difficulties, the industry association said.
Hard labour for labour-intensive workers

Hard labour for labour-intensive workers

Next year will be a tough time for labour intensive industries like textile-garment and footwear.
China’s Brazil footwear trouble hits Vietnam

China’s Brazil footwear trouble hits Vietnam

Vietnamese footwear exports to Brazil will come under the scanner as the South American country begins an investigation into whether China is bypassing anti-dumping tariffs by exporting through Indonesia and Vietnam.
Footwear companies step up

Footwear companies step up

Local footwear firms are enjoying buoyant business figures.
Discovering the pros and cons of an EU- Vietnam FTA

Discovering the pros and cons of an EU- Vietnam FTA

“The conclusion of the FTA with the EU will provide some tariff advantages to Vietnamese producers compared to other competitors in the EU market (especially China), or reduce the tariff disadvantages towards other competitors”
Garment, footwear firms to receive honours

Garment, footwear firms to receive honours

Eighty-four outstanding enterprises in the textile and garment, and leather and footwear sectors received awards in Hanoi today at a ceremony to be attended by Deputy Prime Minister Truong Vinh Trong.
Bonus for footwear companies

Bonus for footwear companies

Due to a surge in China’s labour costs, scores of footwear importers have shifted huge amounts of orders to Vietnam.
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