Over 100 rural industrial products honored
08:42 | 25/10/2019 Local Industry
(VEN) - Over 100 outstanding rural industrial products were honored at an event held in Hanoi on September 18, with organizers noting that the selected products were now more diversified and improved in quality than was previously the case.
Mending the holes in Vietnam’s textile, garment industry
09:03 | 23/10/2019 Industry
(VEN) - After more than two decades of development at an average annual growth rate of 15 percent, Vietnam’s textile and garment sector has become a key economic sector. In 2017, its revenue and export value reached US$37 billion and US$31.2 billion, respectively. The sector has generated jobs for nearly three million workers.
New tech helps strengthen Vietnam’s apparel industry
08:40 | 21/10/2019 Industry
(VEN) - It’s business as usual in one of Vietnam’s leading textile factories, where 27-year-old Phan Chi Cao works in the laser unit. He uses laser machines to “dry process” denim apparel - a technique used to achieve the cool, faded look some consumers crave. With the lasers, Cao can dry around 300 jeans a day, a huge jump in productivity from the labor-intensive manual process, which allows for only 20 to 30 daily and exposes workers to harmful chemicals.
Craft villages found to be major polluters
10:08 | 18/10/2019 Local Industry
(VEN) - Despite a comprehensive legal code designed to protect Vietnam’s environment, its enforcement in the Vietnamese craft sector has been lax, resulting in an increasingly polluted environment in handicraft villages.