VIETNAM: Ho Chi Minh City Garment Machinery Upgrade
Up to 10,000 sewing machines and 4,000 pieces of textile equipment in Ho Chi Minh City will be upgraded later this month in an effort to help local garment and textile makers reduce production costs and push up exports. Nguyen Thien Nhan, vice chairman of the city's People's Committee, said the move is part of the city's project to spend VND3.6 billion ($237,000) on researching the manufacture of modern sewing, embroidering, knitting and dyeing machines this year. It will be carried out by the committee, the Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, and Automation and Mechanical Engineering Institutes.
Get full access to all content, just $1 for 30 days
A Message From The Editor
just-style gives you the widest apparel and textile market coverage.
Paid just-style members have unlimited access to all our exclusive content - including 17 years of archives.
It’s our best ever membership offer – just for you.
Leonie Barrie, editor of just-style
Help test our new apparel sourcing tool.
- Rana Plaza four years on – Timeline of change
- Using worker surveys to drive supply chain change
- Trump and Brexit get a dose of pragmatism
- No US rush to Myanmar despite end to sanctions
- Where does VF supply chain sit in growth strategy?
- Amazon wins on-demand apparel manufacturing patent
- Driving ban intensifies Myanmar logistics hurdles
- Inditex, Adidas and Patagonia top ethical report
- Calls for supply chain transparency standard
- Trump bolsters "buy American" with executive order
- Global market review of denim and jeanswear – forecasts to 2022
- When Things Go Wrong - A Practical Guide to Managing Common Problems in Apparel Sourcing
- Myanmar - ISA Country Report
- Southeast Asia strategic sourcing review – a focus on Cambodia, Vietnam and Myanmar
- Clothing Market in the Top 5 American Countries to 2021 - Market Size, Development, and Forecasts