Global news roundup
By Leonie Barrie | 30 September 2011
The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media. just-style has not checked these stories so cannot guarantee their accuracy.
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VIETNAM: Vinatex FY export revenues surge 20%
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