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    Vietnam footwear exports down by 6.7 percent in H1


    Vietnam’s footwear exports fell by 6.7 percent to $8.1 billion in the first half of 2020, according to the ministry of industry and trade. The decline was due to a fall in exports in May and June in the wake of disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. In the first ...

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    Cambodian manufacturers plead for postponement of EU sanctions


    Sales of Cambodian apparel, footwear and travel goods are estimated to fall by 50 to 60 percent in the second quarter year-on-year, according to the Cambodia Footwear Association , the Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia and the European Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia . In a co-signed letter sent ...

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    Vietnam promotes footwear exports to U.S. as its industry suffers


    For the first time, an interactive video conference was held in Washington D.C. on May 27 to connect Vietnamese footwear manufacturers and U.S. distributors and retailers.The initiative comes as the Asian’s footwear industry is suffering severely from the drop in demand stemming from the Covid-19 pandemic. The conference entitled ...

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    Spain, Portugal to benefit from accelerated reshoring


    The novel coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic could lead to an acceleration in the reshoring of manufacturing to Europe. Alicia Garcia-Herrera , senior fellow at the European think tank Bruegel , said in an interview with Exame magazine that the shift could be significant for countries such as Spain and Portugal. ...

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    EU Parliament approves trade deal with Vietnam


    The European Parliament has approved the free trade agreement negotiated by the European Commission with the government of Vietnam with 401 votes in favor of the package, 192 votes against and 40 abstentions. The FTA will allow the removal of virtually all import duties by the two parties over the ...