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Lockdown in Vietnam and power problems in China cause delivery delays
The ongoing lockdown in Vietnam is currently delaying goods from ports of the Southeast Asian nation by an average of 25 days, while an interrupted power supply in Chinese factories is also affecting imports of products from the Far East. This will negatively impact the upcoming holiday season, as many importers have already been suffering from...
13 Oct 2021
One-third of Vietnam’s clothing factories reportedly closed due to Covid
Around a third of Vietnam’s textile and garment factories have reportedly halted operations following a surge in cases of Covid-19 in the Southeast Asian country. About 30 to 35 percent of textile and garment factories in Vietnam are currently closed, the Business of Fashion reports, citing figures from the Vietnam Textile and Apparel...
9 Aug 2021
Garment factory workers in Vietnam forced to rely on excessive overtime
Garment factory workers in Vietnam are not able to earn a living wage without working excessive overtime, according to a report published this week by the Fair Labor Association (FLA), based on data collected over three years from 13,000 workers working across 38 factories. Although the average garment factory worker in Vietnam earns more than...
12 Apr 2019