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Mechanisation transforms Mekong Delta craft villages

The recent mechanisation of sedge-mat production brought wealth to some Mekong Delta villagers. But those who can’t afford the pricey machines are being left out of the economic windfall, opting instead for industrial jobs or less lucrative subcontracting work in the work. Sedge materials and mats are scattered along the …

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Vietnam handicrafts displayed in India

Vietnamese hand embroidered souvenirs and paintings are on display at an international seminar opened in New Delhi, India on September 17. The seminar, aiming to promote the export of Indian handicrafts and the sharing of international experience in fine art item production and market access, has also attracted the participation …

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Vietnamese handicrafts showcased at int’l Italian fair

Various types of Vietnamese products are on display at the 77th International Handicrafts Trade Fair being held in Florence, Italy from April 20-28. Vietnam was chosen as a guest of honour at the fair, which saw the participation of Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Phuong Nga and Florence’s Mayor …

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Handicraft firms struggle to survive

While the woodworking industry has continuously grown, several handicraft enterprises are in trouble due to a strong decline in demand in regular markets such as the U.S. and EU, plus a sharp increase in input material costs. Regular customers disappear Le Phuc Thinh, director of Saigon Palm Co., a handicraft …

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Vietnamese products lure Japanese consumers

Thousands of Japanese consumers flocked to a fair of Vietnamese products that took place in Koshigaya City in the Japanese prefecture of Saitama from Aug. 3-5. Jointly organised by Japan’s Aeon Group, the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade, the Vietnamese Embassy in Japan and Vietnam Airlines, the event was …

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Opportunities for garment, footwear and wood furniture businesses

Opportunities for garment, footwear and wood furniture businesses

Coordination among sectors and industrial groups is a key measure to help garment, footwear and wood furniture businesses improve their chain value and competitiveness in both domestic and foreign markets. According to the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)’s Competitive Industrial Performance (CIP) report in 2011, Vietnam’s CIP dropped from …

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Ho Chi Minh City seeks solutions for beleaguered firms

Ho Chi Minh City seeks solutions for beleaguered firms

The Ho Chi Minh City government will focus all of its effort in seeking solutions to ease the hurdles challenging municipal enterprises, said city chairman Le Hoang Quan at a meeting yesterday. “What matters now is helping businesses maintain production and ensure jobs for laborers,” he said at the meeting …

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