Exports of garments, footwear rise in January

08:50 | 05/02/2015

VGP – Viet Nam earned US$1.9 billion from exporting garment in January, up 1.2% against the same period last year.

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A lot of garment enterprises have received orders till the end of the first quarter of 2015, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

The exports of footwear in the first month of the year reached US$1.05 billion, a year-on-year increase of 23.2%.

As many as 24 million pairs of leather shoes were produced in January, up 19.8%.

The sharp increase in the footwear export turnover is mainly contributed by Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) businesses.

By Thuy Dung