The fine art of meeting treaty challenges to handicraft industry
08:53 | 13/02/2020 Industry
(VEN) - The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) has opened up significant opportunities for the Vietnamese fine art and handicraft industry in terms of reduced export taxes. Despite this, local businesses face a number of challenges to meeting the rules of origin set out in the 11-nation pact, as well as commitments on labor and environmental standards.
Vietnam acts to improve labour productivity
10:18 | 10/02/2020 Industry
Vietnam will launch a national program to improve labour productivity, a critical factor for the middle-income country to enhance its competitiveness and develop. This was highlighted in a directive Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc issued recently.
Manufacturing sees modest boost in January
10:24 | 08/02/2020 Industry
The opening month of this year saw a modest improvement in business conditions in the Vietnamese manufacturing sector, according to a report by a London-based information services firm.
VNPOLY sells 5 tonnes of DTY for producing medilal mask in prevention of nCoV-2019
09:17 | 07/02/2020 Industry
Recently, Vietnam Petrochemical and Fiber Joint Stock Company (VNPOLY) has sold 5 tonnes of drawn textured yarn (DTY) to Tomihu Medical Equipment Trading Joint Stock Company (Tomihu - A reputable unit in the field of supplying medical equipment for many years) for producing medical masks in prevention of nCoV-2019. In order to serve the customer who is the best medical mask manufacturer in this period, VNPOLY leader, customer care specialists and technicians went directly to the customer’s factory to advise and support in the most effective way.
Threading together sustainable development of traditional embroidery
09:28 | 13/01/2020 Local Industry
(VEN) - Thang Loi Commune in Hanoi’s Thuong Tin District, about 20 kilometers south of central Hanoi, is well-known for its centuries-old traditional hand-embroidered crafts. The colorful and vivid artwork produced in the commune showcases Vietnamese wildlife, scenery and tradition. Embroidery producers in the commune are seeking to conquer domestic and foreign markets and develop the industry on a sustainable basis.