Garment exports to US surge in first quarter of 2018

Garment exports to US surge in first quarter of 2018

Vietnam’s textile and garment exports to the US reached approximately $3.14 billion in the first quarter of this year, marking a year on year increase of 13.2 percent – the highest pace in the last three years, according to statistics from the General Department of Customs.
Workers inside the Nam Dinh Textile Garment Joint Stock Company in Nam Dinh city (Photo: VNA)

Garment exports grow despite hurdles

The domestic garment industry has faced many challenges in exporting to key markets, such as the European Union (EU) and the United States, but it still has a chance of achieving its export target this year, according to experts.