Hanoi (VNA) - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc asked the garment-textile and footwear sectors to promote the building of Vietnamese brands and supply chain linkages, and develop supporting industries during a working session with the sectors’ representatives in Hanoi on November 23. Hailing their achievements, he said that the textile-garment and footwear industries play an important role, employing a huge number of workers, up to 4.3 million. Their exports account for a large proportion of the total national export turnover. In 2019, these two industries exported products worth 62 billion USD, equivalent to 24 percent of the country's total. He urged the sectors to make reforms to improve corporate governance efficiency in the new situation and promote digital transformation in the management and operation of textile enterprises, thus helping them make the effective use of free trade agreements, including the freshly signed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) … [Read more...] about PM urges garment, footwear sectors to build brands, promote supply chain linkages
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Taking place from 10 to 12 June 2021, the three-day event will showcase a myriad of artisanal food, beverage and café products from esteemed businesses and brands, both from Malaysia and the greater region of Southeast Asia. As part of the partnership, Montgomery Asia will be hosting the next three years of the internationally-recognised Malaysia National Coffee Championship (MNCC), first organised by the Malaysia Specialty Coffee Association (MSCA) in 2014. … [Read more...] about Montgomery Asia partners with Malaysia Specialty Coffee Association (MSCA) to launch the inaugural International Café & Beverage Show (ICBS) in Malaysia!