The textile and garment industry in Vietnam is flourishing. This can be observed from the data gathered by various departments.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade recently reported that made-in-Vietnam sleep wear has made its presence felt in the 49 nations across the world, during January to November last year. In this period, the country explored nine new markets compared to the same period in 2006.
During the period, Vietnamese textile and Garment Company earned US $62.787 million from exports of sleep wear, representing year–on–year growth of 68.8 percent.
Another statistical detail from Vietnamese General Department of Customs shows that in November 2007, Vietnam shipped 5,143 thousand skirts to overseas markets. With this the country generated foreign currency of around $26,34 million, up 16.9 percent volume wise and 28.2 percent in terms of value over previous month.
In comparison with same period 2006, growth figures are 46.92 percent and 55.34 percent, in terms of volume and value, respectively.
For these 11 months last year, the country exported nearly 56,493 thousand skirts, worth $281.99 million, representing a year–on–year surge by 61.86 and 75.78 percent.
Fibbre2fashion News Desk - Vietnam