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European Union Vietnam FTA ratified by Vietnam’s National Assembly

Jun 11, 2020 / Vietnam
On the 8th of June, Vietnam’s National Assembly ratified the European Union Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA)

India: leather industry asks the Government for a lockdown exit plan

May 1, 2020 / India
One of the key players in the leather industry is now asking the Government to set a plan for the sector once the lockdown is exited next week. The Council for Leather Exports is urging for measures

Pou Chen: Vietnam operations suspended for two days

Apr 15, 2020 / Vietnam
The world’s largest manufacturer of athletic shoes, has been ordered to suspend production at its Pouyuen Vietnam business over Covid-19 concerns

Covid-19: level of disruption rises in Vietnam

Premium ContentApr 13, 2020 / Vietnam
The country has less than 300 reported cases and no deaths resulting from Covid-19 but the impacts in the footwear industry are noticeable, and Intensive Social Distancing is currently in place

How Covid-19 is impacting the Asian countries

Premium ContentMar 18, 2020 / Coronavirus - Covid19
Over the last few days, we have all received reports of retail closures and limitations on the manufacturing activity from all over the world. Today we bring you updates from the situation in the Asian countries

EU-Vietnam FTA gets green light in trade committee

Jan 24, 2020 / European Union
The Committee on International Trade gave its consent to the free trade agreement (FTA) by 29 votes, six votes against and five abstentions and recommends that the EP Plenary should do the same

Vietnam's industry progress towards its target

Oct 22, 2019 / Vietnam
According to Lefaso the target for the turnover from leather and footwear exports set for 2019 is 21.5 billion US dollars, a 10% increase from 2018

Vietnam is already taking advantage of the US-China trade war

Aug 5, 2019 / Vietnam
As the trade war between the two countries enters a new chapter, the worldfootwear.com spoke to Nguyen Duc Thuan, Chairman of Lefaso, the Vietnamese footwear association, to discuss this and other hot topics of the industry

EU and Vietnam sign FTA

Jul 1, 2019 / European Union
On the 30th of June, the European Commission and the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam announced the signature of the new Free Trade Agreement and the Investment Protection Agreement

Vietnam: footwear exports up by 10.5%

Feb 19, 2019 / Vietnam
The Asian country continues to step up its footwear exports, while it absorbs some of the business moving away from China. In 2018 Vietnam's exports crossed the 16 million US dollars threshold and growth reached double digit

Sri Lanka: revenue from footwear and leather tripled

Jan 29, 2019 / Sri Lanka
According to statistics issued by the local entities revenue generated by exports of these industries have presented a very dynamic performance in over one decade, growing by 300%

Vietnam’s footwear exports up by 11%

Oct 23, 2018 / Vietnam
The Asian country continues to step up its footwear exports, while it absorbs some of the business moving away from China. Double digit growth registered in the first nine months of the current year

European Commission adopts FTA with Vietnam

Oct 17, 2018 / European Union
Today the European Commission adopted the EU-Vietnam trade and investment agreements, paving the way for their signature and conclusion. The Commission is committed to putting these agreements in place as soon as possible

Vietnam: exports revenue to rise again

Jul 17, 2018 / Vietnam
The first semester of the year closed with positive performance for the Vietnamese exports. Forecasts for the rest of the year indicates double digit growth

India and Vietnam solidify business ties

Jul 16, 2018 / Vietnam
A group of businessmen from Indian leather companies travelled to Ho Chi Minh City to met with their Vietnamese counterparts
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