HA NOI — A conference titled "New opportunities to approach the US market" is being held today in Ha Noi by the Viet Nam Textile and Apparel Association (Vitas) and the Viet Nam Leather and Footwear Association (Lefaso).
The event is being organised to coincide with a visit by Jessie Zhang, Business Development Manager of Tiger Trade, who is in charge of foreign customers at the US' Sourcing at MAGIC trade show.
Vietnamese enterprises operating in textiles and footwear will be provided with updated US market information, purchasing trend reports and new opportunities to approach small and medium sized distributors in the US.
In recent years, the US has been the main export market for Viet Nam's textile and footwear sector. Last year, export turnover reached US$6.87 billion for textiles and $2.37 billion for footwear. These figures represent 43.4 and 30.2 per cent of each sector's total export turnover, respectively.-VNS