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10 Vietnamese textile firms partake in Australian fair
Nov '13
Over 10 textile and apparel enterprises from the Vietnamese capital city of Hanoi participated in the recently held Australian International Sourcing Fair (AISF), at the Melbourne Exhibition Center in Australia.
The Vietnamese participation at AISF fair, which is termed as one of the foremost international sourcing fair across the products of fashion, apparel, textiles and home decoration, was organized by the Department of Trade and Industry of Vietnam, reports Vietnam Plus.
Renowned Vietnamese apparel enterprises including Hoan Kiem Lake Garment Company, Ten Garment Company, Dong Xuan Knitting and Hanoi Garments showcased various apparel products which bared the made in Vietnam stamp.
While speaking at the fair, Brian Irving, an expert on trade relations between Vietnam, Australia, New Zealand and China, said the Vietnam textile and garment sector supplies products to major markets of the world at lower rates, and participating in the fair would increase investments and potential trade relations with other countries that could boost the Vietnamese textile sector.
Nguyen Bao, Vietnamese commercial counselor in Australia, said the deputy director of the Department of Trade and Industry, Pham Duc Tien, got the opportunity to interact with leading international textile and apparel sector representatives with whom he discussed the development of trade in the textiles sector of Vietnam.
The deputy director also exchanged views with international industry leaders on business collaborations, investments, as well as export activities, especially in the textiles sector, of the country in 2013, he added.
The Vietnamese Department of Trade and Industry also collaborated with the Overseas Vietnamese Business Association in Australia and organized seminars during the event to promote trade between the two countries.
The AISF fair in Australia is a platform that enables eminent global manufacturers to interact targeted Australian trade buyers and manufacturers. The three-day fair saw participation from major textile and apparel trading firms from India, China, Pakistan, Thailand, Indonesia, Bangladesh and more.

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