Clothing & Textiles Manufacturers in Vietnam: A Complete Guide (2023)

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Looking for clothing and textile manufacturers or wholesalers in Vietnam? In this article, we list some of Vietnam’s leading garment suppliers covering a wide range of products. While some of the listed suppliers primarily work with large brands, we also list a few small-buyer-friendly options.

In addition, we also explain how to find other textiles suppliers online, relevant trade shows, how to manage garment design, sampling, production and much more.

List of Textiles Manufacturers in Vietnam
  • Thai Son S.P Sewing Factory
  • G & G II Garments Factory Vietnam
  • 9mode Clothing Manufacturer
  • Thygesen Textile Vietnam
  • T.T.P Garment
  • Fashion Garment
  • Quickfeat
  • United Sweethearts Garment
  • Vert Company
  • LTP Vietnam
  • Balitex
  • Color & Touch
  • Cut and Sew Vietnam
  • Meina Meina Textiles
  • TAL Apparel
  • Rainbow Weaving Textile Vietnam
Vietnam Textiles Manufacturing Guide

1. Preparing a techpack

2. How to order samples

3. MOQ requirements

4. Quality checks

5. Lab testing

What sort of clothing and textiles can I import from Vietnam?

Vietnam, a country of 92 million, is home to textile manufacturers in almost any niche. The ecosystem runs deep, and also covers more advanced fabrics and components.

A few examples follow below:

  • T-Shirts
  • Knitwear
  • Children’s Clothing
  • Baby Clothing
  • Home Textiles
  • Furniture Textiles
  • Technical Fabrics
  • Components

That said, many Vietnamese suppliers import certain materials, such as Velcro, from China. This can result in longer lead times when developing new samples.

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    • 1. Product design and material selection
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    • 4. Quality control, lab testing & shipping


List of Clothing and Textiles Factories in Vietnam

Below follows an overview of some of Vietnam’s leading clothing and textile manufacturers. Keep in mind that some of these suppliers only work with larger brands. Further, we are not affiliated with any of these companies.

Thai Son S.P Sewing Factory

Thai Son S.P Sewing Factory is one of the major sewing and clothing factories situated in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The factory is known for producing a wide range of garments using circular knitted fabrics.

Established in 1985 as a family-owned business, the factory currently has about 1000 employees and 1203 machines. The current director of the company is Mr. Thai Van Thanh.

Thai Son S.P Sewing Factory produces garments for men, women, and children (dresses, sportswear, T-shirts, and outerwear). Some of their other services, products, and production abilities include:

  • Designing
  • Pattern Making
  • Yarn Procurement
  • Knitting, Dyeing
  • Sourcing Fabrics
  • Cutting
  • Sewing
  • Print or Embroidery
  • Finishing Packing

In addition, you can also choose from a wide range of women, men, and children’s styles.

They also have a number of sustainability and quality certifications that include SA 8000, BSCI, Oeko-Tex, and an ethical sourcing certificate from Target, one of their major Australian clients.

Thai Son S.P Sewing Factory currently operates two factories located around Ho Chi Minh City with a production capacity equal to 250,000 pcs of T-Shirts per month.


United States & Canada

Maxstudio in Los Angeles (own stores and for brands Chelsea & Violet, Marmaxx-TJMaxx & Marshall, Nordstrom, Hautelook, Winners…);

Belldini (for Macy’s, Christopher & Banks, Dillars, Belles, Soft Surroundings, Ross…);

Covenant; G-III (Calvin Klein), Kindred Bravely, Gift Craft

Russia: Sportmaster (who licenses Volkl, Merrell, Kappa, Fila, Outventure, Demix..), BaoN, Profmax,

Europe: Warehouse, Oasis, Fever

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Australia: Mr. Simple, OCC (Wapol, NSW SES, Mountain Designs)


Their regular MOQ is 1,000 pieces per style, they can flexible on MCQ and MOQ because the factory understands that MCQ and MOQ have to depend on the requirements of the client’s business as well as the MOQ of yarn and fabric production.

Thai Son S.P Sewing Factory can make 500-1,000 pieces per style when they have your support to combine fabric together.

Lead time

Their Lead time is from 60-110 days depending on the order’s quantity, design, and requirements.

Introduction Letter

The owner of Thai Son S.P Co., Ltd., Sim Thái Hà Phương, recently contacted us to share their own description and message to our readers:

Thai Son S.P Co., Ltd. is a clothing manufacturer for women’s, men’s & kids’ cut & sew knitwear.

We are highly specialized in producing garments from circular knitted fabric for many kinds of garments for men, ladies & kids (T-shirts from basic to with various kinds of prints, polo-shirts, pants, skirts, dresses, fashionable styles, kids wear, sportswear…) and are proud to be one of the family-owned garment suppliers who have been surviving and developing for the past 29 years.

Currently, we have two production facilities, in District 9 in Ho Chi Minh City and in Sung Nhon, Binh Thuan Province.

Please send us your tech packs with order quantities so we can see if we are a good fit for your needs. We strive to be the best cut and sew factory in Vietnam.

Factory Images

Copyright: Thai Son S.P Sewing Factory

G & G II Garments Factory Vietnam

G & G II Garments Factory Vietnam is rather unique in the sense that they are specialized in offering private label clothing. With design offices in both the United States and Vietnam, their in-house designers develop new styles each year.

This is not that common in the textile industry, as most factories only make products according to buyer design. That said, G & G can also make products according to buyer designs.

They opened their factory in Ho Chi Minh City back in 2002, where they produce a wide range of apparel designs for their customers in the US, Europe, and other countries.

  • Dresses
  • Pants
  • Sportswear
  • Suits
  • Jackets
  • Knitwear
  • T-shirts
  • Scarves
  • WRAP
  • Macy’s Code of Conduct
  • C-TPAT
  • BSCI

9mode Clothing Manufacturer

While many Vietnamese factories have a reputation for large MOQ requirements and longer lead times, 9mode in Ho Chi Minh City is a small-buyer-friendly option.

9mode has a lower minimum order quantity requirement and specializes in making custom-designed clothing for their customers in the United States, Australia, Singapore, and New Zealand.

With more than 250 workers across all departments, their Ho Chi Minh factory has been up and running since 2006. That said, 9mode also has a large network of subcontractors that can take on various parts of production – while 9mode ensures that the end product is matching your quality requirements.

  • Dresses
  • Hoodies
  • T-shirts and tops
  • Jeans
  • Swimwear
  • Sportswear
  • Headwear

Thygesen Textile Vietnam

Thygesen Textile Vietnam is owned by Thygesen Textile Group, which is a Danish company. Established in 1931, the head office of the Thygesen Textile Group is based in Ikast, Denmark, but the Thygesen Textile Vietnam Company Ltd is based in Hanoi, Vietnam.

Formerly known as Thygesen Fabrics Vietnam Company Ltd, Thygesen Textile Group established the factory in 2004. Thygesen Textile Group also owns factories in the USA, China, Slovakia, and Mexico.

The company also has multiple certifications that include Oeko-Tex 100, BSCI, SA 8000, WRAP and ISO 9001:2008.

Some of their most popular products include:

  • Activewear
  • Workwear
  • Kidswear
  • Casual Fashion
  • Underwear
  • Knitted Garments
  • Hospital Wear & Bandage

In addition to the above-listed products, the services offered by Thygesen Textile Vietnam include ODM, OEM, FOB, and One-Stop-Shop solutions.

The average production lead-time is between 8 to 12 weeks depending on the quantity and order type.

T.T.P Garment

Established in 2008 and based in District 12 of Ho Chi Minh City, T.T.P Garment manufactures woven and knitted apparel for both Asian and Western brands.

Here are some of their main products:

  • T-shirts
  • Polo shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sweatpants
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Long sleeve shirts

They have a monthly capacity of 110,000 pcs. Further, they also offer product development (e.g. tech pack creation) support – which makes them stand out among garment factories in Vietnam. Their MOQ is also below average, as they accept orders starting from 500 pcs – making them an interesting option for smaller buyers.

Fashion Garment

Also known as FGL, Fashion Garment is considered as one of the leading apparel exporters in Vietnam. With 8400 employees and 4 manufacturing facilities, it is also one of the largest manufacturers of export quality garments.

FGL was founded in 1994 and the head office and manufacturing locations are based in Dong Nai province. It is a subsidiary of Hirdaramani Group, which is a Sri Lanka-based company founded in 1891. Hirdaramani Group owns factories and subsidiaries in Sri Lanka, the USA, and Bangladesh.

Some of their most popular products include

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  • Crewnecks and Polos
  • Hoodies and Pullovers
  • Kids and Adults Activewear
  • Jackets
  • Kids Casual Wear
  • Woven Shirts

Their clients include some of the well-known apparel brands like Levi’s, Converse, Hurley, Jordan, and Hush Hush.

They also have multiple sustainability and quality certifications including LEED Gold and Platinum certification by the US Green Buildings Council. They’re the first apparel manufacturer in Vietnam to receive this certification.


Quickfeat International Limited is a global garment sourcing and manufacturing company with its manufacturing units located in Vietnam, Hong Kong, India, and China. It also has sales offices located in the US, UK, and other parts of the world.

Quickfeat was established in 1994 as a subsidiary but in 1998, it became an independent company. The head office is based in Hong Kong, but they also have a large manufacturing unit in Vietnam.

They offer a wide range of apparel and garment products that include:

  • Organics
  • Sweaters
  • Knits
  • Outerwear & Activewear
  • Wovens
  • Leather
  • Swimwear

They specialize in men’s and boy’s apparel. In addition, they also offer services like fabric & trim sourcing, garment development, garment sourcing and production, quality control, packing, logistics, and shipping.

All of their factories are Gore-Tex certified since 1998. In 2016, their factories have also completed High Facility Environmental Module (Higg FEM) certification.

United Sweethearts Garment

United Sweethearts Garment is a subsidiary of MWE Holdings Berhad (founded in 1970), which is a Malaysia-based company. The subsidiary, United Sweethearts Garment, was established in 1984 in Malaysia but in 2002, it also started manufacturing units in Vietnam.

United Sweethearts Garment (Vietnam) Co, Ltd has manufacturing plants located in Dong Nai and Dong Nai Phase 3. They’re mostly known for their sports and casual wear products.

Some of their clients include Nike, Under Armour, Lacoste, Primary, PVH, SANMAR, and many more international brands.

United Sweethearts Garments offers a wide range of products as listed below.

  • Sports and Golf Wear
  • Kids Wear
  • Outer & Casual Wear
  • Knit Wear
  • Pet Wear

They’re also certified by WRAP for quality and sustainability.

Vert Company

Vert Company was founded in 2006 as a one-stop-solution for international clients for their production needs. They’re most known for their high-quality contemporary outerwear and entirely handmade products.

The head office of the company is situated in Hanoi, while the manufacturing factory is based in Kim Trang, Bac Giang. They also have a sales office in Bussum, Netherlands.

Their most popular products include casual wear, outerwear, and trousers.

Vert Company also has multiple quality and sustainability certificates including SA8000 and BSCI.

LTP Vietnam

LTP Vietnam was founded in 2008 with a goal to produce high-quality active functional garments and sportswear for international clients. The factory and head office of the clothing manufacturer is based in Ho Chi Minh City.

LTP Vietnam is a subsidiary of The LTP Group, which is a global clothing and furniture manufacturer based in Denmark. The LTP Group has 10 factories located in Belarus, Ukraine, Lithuania, and Vietnam.

The head office of the parent company is situated in Copenhagen, Denmark. The company has more than 1,600 employees.

The products offered by LTP include:

  • Organic Garments
  • Athleisure Garments
  • Active Sportswear
  • Outdoor

The garments produced by LTP are GOTS and IVN certified.


Balitex has more than 10 years of experience in the clothing and textiles industry in Vietnam. They specialize in garment manufacturing including OEM and ODM services. Also, they claim to be BSCI and WRAP certified.

They have four factories in Name Dinh and they can help you to develop new products based on your requirements. Also, they can source fabrics and accessories for your new collection. Their customers include Royal Bencougar, Burtle, Mitsubishi, and more.

  • T-shirt and polo shirt
  • Blouson, shirt, jacket
  • Pants
  • Office uniforms
  • Medical uniforms
  • School uniforms
  • BSCI
  • WRAP
  • Better Work
  • Sedex

Color & Touch

Color & Touch was founded in 2006 as a dye mill factory, and it started manufacturing knitwear in 2014. The company owns facilities and operating systems to manufacture textile from knitting to finished textile. Also, it has its own laboratory for product development, physical, and chemical tests.

Color & Touch’s products are not limited to certain products such as T-shirts or pants. Instead, they focus more on materials including eco-friendly material, performance fabric, and more. They can also help you to develop your products with your material selections.

  • Synthetic textile products
  • Rayon textile products
  • Cotton textile products
  • Modal textile products
  • Jersey textile products
  • Mesh textile products
  • Oeko-tex standard 100
  • ISO 9001
  • ISO 14001

Cut and Sew Vietnam

Cut and Sew Vietnam has 14 years of experience in manufacturing textile products for many industries. Their products include bags, uniforms, sportswear, hats, and swimwear. They also accept OEM products with custom-made designs or other requirements.

The company provides shipping services in order to deliver your products worldwide, such as courier services, air freight, and ocean transit services. You can contact them using the form on their website, and they can provide a quote or feedback accordingly.

  • Sportswear
  • Uniforms
  • Jackets
  • T-shirts and polo shirts
  • Safetywear
  • Towels
  • Gloves

Meina Meina Textiles

Meina Meina Textiles was founded in 2007 as a textile manufacturer located in Thai Binh. They specialize in the sock industry and they claim their production capacity can reach up to 500,000 pairs per month. According to their website, their clients include Disney, Polo Ralph Lauren, Haggar, and more.

The company also owns a dyeing plant and it claims that its capacity of dyeing yarn and fabric can reach 80 tons a month.

  • Socks
  • Dyed yarns
  • Fabric
  • Vietnam environmental standard
  • Vietnam water recycle program certificate

TAL Apparel

TAL Apparel has been manufacturing garments for over 70 years. Their headquarter is in Hong Kong, and they have factories and offices in 7 countries including Vietnam. They specialize in garments such as outerwear, pants, knits, shirts, and more.

They also provide supply chain management as a value-added service to customers. They can help you to develop strategies and solutions when creating your own brand – from raw materials to inventory to point of sale.

  • Shirts
  • Pants
  • Suits
  • Blouses
  • Outerwears

Rainbow Weaving Textile Vietnam

Rainbow Weaving Textile Vietnam was founded in 2015 as a garment fabric manufacturer in Vietnam. They have their own textile factory in T. Tay Ninh, producing textile materials such as Polyester pongee woven fabrics, taffeta, down back, and more. They also offer a full-service package that includes market research and create a production process.

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The website of the company claims that all of their products can be granted a certificate of origin in Vietnam. Also, they have listed their fabric products with detailed information on their website.

  • Pongee
  • Memory
  • Tafeta
  • Taslon
  • Microfiber suede
  • Chiffon

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Sourcing Vietnamese clothing suppliers on

There are a few local supplier directories in Vietnam, but I find it way easier to source Vietnamese textiles factories on or allows you to search for suppliers based on the country. Thus, you can limit your search to only suppliers from Vietnam.

For example, the keyword ‘T-Shirt’ provides a list of more than 2200 suppliers on, most of which are based in China. However, if we limit our search to Vietnam, we get a list of 292 t-shirt suppliers. That’s a decent number of suppliers to work with. also has a ‘search by country’ function, but the number of Vietnamese textiles manufacturers is much lower compared to

Clothing and Textiles Trade Shows in Vietnam

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Vietnam Int’l Textile & Garment Industry Exhibition (HCMC) in November 2018

Vietnam Int’l Textile & Garment Industry Exhibition

The 18th edition of the Vietnam International Textile & Garment Industry Exhibition is Scheduled in November in Ho Chi Minh City. The products you can find at this event include textile machinery, apparel machinery, fibers, filaments, fabrics, and other apparel accessories.

You can find manufacturers of braiding machines, winding machines, thread trimmer machines, and other producers of modern textile and apparel machinery here. The fair is more suited for you if you’re looking to buy textile and apparel machinery.

Vietnam allows citizens of 24 countries to visit the country without a visa, which includes countries like Singapore, Malaysia, South Korea, Japan, the UK, and a few other European countries.

The exhibition is organized twice a year, every April and November.

Venue: Saigon Exhibition & Convention Center (SECC), 799 Nguyen Van Linh Parkway, Tan Phu Ward, Dist.7, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


The 30th Vietnam Saigon Textile & Garment Industry Expo,also known as, SaigonTex, will take place in April in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

The exhibition takes place at the same time as the Vietnam International Textile & Garment Industry Exhibition and at the same location, which allows you to attend both events at the same time. The event attracted more than 1,000 exhibitors from 24 countries all over the world which makes it one of the largest textile & garments expos in the region.

You can also find garments, textiles, apparel, fabrics, and other similar products in addition to apparel and textile machinery and parts.

The Expo takes place only once a year, every April.

Venue: Saigon Exhibition & Convention Centre (SECC)

Hong Kong Exhibitions

Vietnamese textiles manufacturers are not confined to the nation’s borders. Some of Vietnam’s leading clothing manufacturers, such as Thai Son S.P Sewing Factory, attend Hong Kong-based trade shows. Here are a few examples of trade shows you can visit in Hong Kong:

  • HKTDC Hong Kong Fashion Week
  • HKTDC Hong Kong International Home Textile and Furnishings Fair
  • Global Sources Fashion Fair

Can I buy from apparel and home textile wholesalers in Vietnam?

Wholesalers tend to offer lower MOQs. This is appealing to small buyers, looking to purchase less than 300 pcs in total.

While there are textiles wholesalers, and wholesale markets, in Vietnam – you need to be aware of labeling issues.

Wholesale textiles are generally not compliant with EU, US or other labeling requirements.

For example, textiles imported and sold in the US must have the following information:

  • Country of Origin Label (Made in Vietnam)
  • Fiber Composition (i.e., 100% Cotton)
  • ASTM Care Labels (or instructions)

It’s extremely rare that ‘ready-made’ wholesale apparel in Vietnam is made specifically to comply with American clothing labeling requirements.

Hence, you need to make sure the goods are re-labeled before shipment.

This also applies to importers in the EU, Canada, and Australia.

Is it cheaper to import textiles from Vietnam compared to China?

Vietnamese factories make less than half of their counterparts in Mainland China. This does have an impact on the unit price. Especially as the textile industry is built on manual labor.

That said, you should not expect product prices to correspond directly with the salaries.

Electricity, water, taxes, and materials still make up the bulk of the production cost. Here, the gap between Vietnam and China is not as big.

Further, many materials used in the textile industry are not even made in Vietnam. Hence, clothing and textile factories often import Velcro and other materials from suppliers in China.

What is the standard production time?

The standard mass production time is generally 35 to 50 days.

Keep in mind that Vietnam also celebrates the lunar new year holiday (called Tet), which effectively shuts down the country for around 2 to 3 weeks each year.

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How do I communicate with Vietnamese suppliers?

Vietnamese is the official language of the country, but the number of English speakers is surprisingly high.

As such, you will not have any issues communicating with your supplier’s sales reps and export managers.

Just keep in mind that they speak it as a second language. Don’t use slang words or other terms that will be lost in translation.

Further, WhatsApp and other apps are not blocked in Vietnam, making it easier to call your suppliers or get regular status updates from the factory floor.

How the importing process works:

Now that you know the basics of importing textiles from Vietnam, it’s time to look into the practical 5 step process.

1. Create patterns, size chart, and material specification

Vietnamese textiles generally don’t develop their own ODM products. In other words, they don’t have glossy catalogs with nice looking designs for you to choose from.

They expect you to provide that.

Before you approach a clothing or home textiles supplier in Vietnam, you must prepare the following:

  • Patterns
  • Material specification
  • Bill of materials
  • Label files

You can also send a reference sample. But, treat a reference sample as a complement to your Techpack, not a replacement for it.

2. Order a counter sample from your supplier

Before you go ahead and place an order, you must test that the supplier can actually make the product. Hence, you must order a counter sample, based on your techpack and reference sample.

I suggest that you buy samples from at least 3 or 4 suppliers.

You can safely assume that the product sample failure rate is around 50%, so you want to be sure that you have plenty of backup suppliers if one of them fails to either deliver a sample or match your techpack.

In my experience, Vietnamese suppliers are not faster or slower than those in China. That does, however, mean that that they can be pretty slow. Expect a sample development time of 1 to 3 months, depending on the complexity of the product.

3. Minimum Order Quantity (MOQ) Requirement

Garment manufacturers in Vietnam tend to have higher MOQ requirements on average than those in Mainland China. In general, it’s hard to find factories accepting orders below 500 pcs per style – meaning design and color. Some factories set their MOQ at 1000 pcs, which is not necessarily a lot for established brands, but a challenge for smaller ones.

4. REACH, CA Prop 65 & other substance regulations

If you’re based in the United States or the European Union, you need to make sure that the apparel doesn’t contain excessive amounts of restricted chemicals and heavy metals.

Such chemicals and heavy metals include formaldehyde, AZO dyes, lead, cadmium, and mercury.

Many Vietnamese suppliers are aware of these regulations, but not all are.

Before you place an order, make sure to ask your supplier if they can ensure compliance with REACH and California Prop 65.

If not, you are better off looking for another supplier.

5. Care instructions, fiber composition & other labeling requirements

As I already mentioned in this article, Vietnamese clothing and home textiles suppliers don’t necessarily keep track of foreign labeling requirements.

Nor should they have to.

When importing textiles from Vietnam, you need to provide a ‘ready-made’ label file to your supplier. This label must also comply with textiles labeling requirements (i.e., fiber composition and care instructions) in the destination country.

Most suppliers prefer .ai or .eps formats for label files.

You should also confirm the following details:

  • Color
  • Material
  • Print position
  • Print type

6. Quality inspections and lab testing

You can’t return defective products to your supplier. Hence, you need to be sure that the products are ‘okay’ before you pay the balance, and order shipment.

Luckily, there are many quality inspection companies operating in Vietnam, including our partner Sofeast Limited.

In other words, you don’t need to fly to Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) on your own.

Most quality inspection companies offer online bookings. All you need to provide is the following:

  • Patterns
  • Order overview (SKUs, colors, and quantity)
  • Labels
  • Quality checklist

Inspections in Vietnam tend to be slightly more expensive than in China. Expect to pay around US$400 for one quality inspection.

If you need to get your ‘Made in Vietnam’ product lab tested, you can either instruct your supplier to send samples to a facility in the country.

Or, to a laboratory in Hong Kong or Mainland China.


Which clothing brands are made in Vietnam? ›

Zara, Mango, Calvin Klein are among the biggest brands that trust garments that are made in Vietnam.

How many clothing factories are there in Vietnam? ›

Quick Facts About Clothing Manufacturing in Vietnam

Vietnam is the third-largest textile and garment exporter in the world after China and Bangladesh. There are over 6000 textile and fashion companies registered in Vietnam.

What is the biggest industry in Vietnam? ›

Vietnam's economy is based on large state-owned industries such as textiles, food, furniture, plastics and paper as well as tourism and telecommunications. Agriculture represented 14.8% of GDP and employs 38% of the total workforce in 2021 (World Bank, 2022).

How much does manufacturing cost in Vietnam? ›

One of the prime appeals of manufacturing in Vietnam is the country's low labor costs. According to Statista, estimates for Vietnam's manufacturing labor costs were $2.99 (USD) per hour. This cost is currently lower compared to Mexico and China.

Are clothes made in Vietnam good quality? ›

Very high production quality

When it comes to the quality of finished goods for clothing, Vietnam is among the world's top 90%.

How much does it cost to make a shirt in Vietnam? ›

In Vietnam, workers make only slightly more than in Bangladesh: 14 cents per shirt. Real reform will mean paying a lot more than $14 for a shirt.

What is the popular fabric in Vietnam? ›

Vietnam is known for its rich and versatile culture that has seen the rise in the manufacturing of fabric that has become a marketable product in the international market. There are three most popular fabrics: Shantung taffeta, Bengaline weave, and Ebony satin, which are the most-preferred both locally and abroad.

Why are so many clothes made in Vietnam? ›

Apparel manufacturing sector in Vietnam

One of the main competitive advantages of the Vietnamese manufacturing industry lies in its low labor cost, compared to its competitors such as China and Mexico. As a result, the industry has become one of the leading sectors for foreign direct investment in Vietnam.

Do Vietnam make clothes? ›

Vietnam is well-known for its textile manufacturing capabilities and is currently one of the biggest exporters globally. It's considered one of the most interesting sourcing markets for textiles and garments in Asia, still with much room for growth.

What is the Alibaba of Vietnam? ›

Alibaba is the largest website for sourcing from Vietnamese suppliers, but we'll also show you alternative e-commerce websites and directories where you can reach out to suppliers directly. Doing business with suppliers in Vietnam is not as straight-forward as in China; it is a lot harder.

What are Vietnam's main exports? ›

Vietnam has emerged as an important electronics exporter, with electrical and electronic products overtaking coffee, textiles, and rice to become the country's top export item. Samsung is Vietnam's largest exporter and has helped the country achieve a trade surplus for the first time in many years.

What are made in Vietnam? ›

The top manufacturing sectors—food processing, cigarettes and tobacco, textiles, chemicals, and electrical goods—experienced rapid growth. Almost a third of manufacturing and retail activity is concentrated in Ho Chi Minh City.

Can a foreigner start a business in Vietnam? ›

Foreigners are allowed to register their company in Vietnam for starting a business. In most industries, they can own 100% of the shares of their business. In a few selected industries, company registration in Vietnam is only allowed in a joint venture agreement with a Vietnamese individual or corporate shareholder.

What are the top 5 items that Vietnam export? ›

Vietnam main exports are: telephones, mobile phones and parts thereof (21 percent of total shipments) and textiles (12 percent). Others include: computers and electrical products (12 percent); shoes and footwear (7 percent) and machinery, instruments and accessories (6 percent).

Are clothes made in Vietnam better than China? ›

Vietnam, unlike China, is limited in what it can produce. However, to be fair to Vietnam, most of what it can produce is very often cheaper or higher quality than what can be found in China, and with some industries like clothing, it's both cheaper and higher quality.

Is it cheaper to manufacture in Vietnam? ›

The manufacturing industry is driven by several key factors. Firstly, Vietnam is touted as a low-cost manufacturer with competitive labor costs. On average, Vietnam's labor costs are half as much as China's labor costs at US$2.99 (VND 68.000) per hour compared to US$6.50 (VND 148.000) per hour respectively.

Are products made in Vietnam better than China? ›

The average cost of hiring a factory employee in Vietnam is 1/3 of those in China - especially factories near major cities where the average salary is approaching $30/day in China. The main advantage Vietnam has over China is that the cost of labor is lower, but the output/quality is identical.

Are products made in Vietnam good quality? ›

Vietnam produces a wide variety of goods at low labor costs and high quality. Its manufacturing could vastly enhance the supply chains down your business. Some businesses are affected by the trade war and supply chain challenges. Hence, Vietnam goods are an alternative to China's products.

Why do companies have factories in Vietnam? ›

Among other industrial nations in Southeast Asia, Vietnam has surfaced as a prime destination for manufacturing expertise due to its production capabilities and benefits in shipping, lower labor costs, and production costs.

Is manufacturing increasing in Vietnam? ›

The Vietnam Manufacturing PMI rose to 54.3 in February 2022 from 53.7 in January. This was the 10th straight month of growth in factory activity and the steepest pace since April 2021, as the COVID-19 pandemic was under control. Both output and new orders grew the most in 10 months, while export orders rose markedly.

Is Vietnam cheaper than China? ›

Vietnam Is Cheaper

It is a fact that Vietnam is cheaper than China. On average, Vietnamese labor costs half as much as Chinese labor ($2.99 per hour compared to $6.50 per hour). Furthermore, gas, electrical, and lease prices per square meter are lower.

How long does it take to get clothes made in Hoi An? ›

If you don't know what you want to have, don't worry, most tailor shops have their own fashion books with different clothing styles and ideas. You need to spend at least 2 days in Hoi An so the tailors have enough time to make a quality piece of clothing.

How much does it take to make one shirt? ›

Based on an average of $15 per shirt, production costs cost about $3.15. The shirt is then sent to a wholesaler for further distribution. Wholesale companies not only need to cover their costs, but need make money as well.

What are Vietnam Textiles? ›

Vietnams Textiles. Vietnam has a centuries-old tradition of silk weaving and embroidery. In Vietnam during feudal times silk was considered an extreme luxury. Associated with nobility, silk was worn only by Kings, queens and mandarins.

How much does silk cost in Vietnam? ›

It will cost you at least VND$70,000 for a meter of silk and at least VND$100,000 per meter for premium kinds. Be weary of buying silk for prices lower than that since they can be of questionable quality.

What are the fabric ranges of Vietnam? ›

Some Popular Vietnamese fabric are:
  • Figure: Shantung Taffeta Fabric.
  • Figure: Bengaline fabric.
  • Figure: Ebony Satin Fabric.
  • Figure: Most popular Vietnamese fabric.
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Is Tommy Hilfiger made in Vietnam? ›

Tommy Hilfiger clothes are made in China and Vietnam but the brand works closely within the local communities of their productions factories to create the best product made in the best conditions.

How much of Vietnam's export industry is made up of textiles? ›

Revenue generated from garment and textile exports in Vietnam has increased 3.6 times over the last decade, from USD 7.78 billion, in 2007, to USD 28.32 billion, in 2016, accounting for over 16% of the total export turnover.

What is the famous product of Vietnam? ›

Vietnam is famous for its embroidery art. You can buy many embroidered products, such as embroidery quilts, tablecloths, bags, clothes, scarves, purses, nightgowns, bedsheets, pillow covers, etc.

What is the most popular product in Vietnam? ›

Food is the most purchased item by Vietnamese e-shoppers, followed by clothing, footwear and cosmetics.

Who is the richest man in Vietnam? ›

In one trading session at Ho Chi Minh City's stock market on July 6, Pham Nhat Vuong, the chairman of Vingroup and Vietnam's top billionaire, had $490 million wiped off his net worth in 6 hours, according to the Bloomberg Billionaire Index.

What does America get from Vietnam? ›

Bilateral Economic Relations

U.S. imports from Vietnam include apparel, footwear, furniture and bedding, agricultural products, seafood, and electrical machinery.

What does Vietnam import the most? ›

Vietnam main imports are computers, electrical products and parts (18 percent of total imports) and machine, instruments and accessories (16 percent).

Is there a site like Alibaba for Vietnam? ›

001 // Global Sources VIETNAM

Global Sources has a very similar platform to Alibaba, making it easy to narrow down your search based on the kind of suppliers you're looking for. Global Sources is arguably the most reliable trading platform in Asia and the second largest after Alibaba.

What products are manufactured in Vietnam? ›

The top manufacturing sectors—food processing, cigarettes and tobacco, textiles, chemicals, and electrical goods—experienced rapid growth. Almost a third of manufacturing and retail activity is concentrated in Ho Chi Minh City.

How do I order things from Vietnam? ›

If you are used to the e-commerce Amazon or Alibaba style of online shopping, here are the top three shopping marketplace aggregators platforms in Vietnam.
Online Marketplace
  1. Lazada. Lazada, owned by Alibaba, is a strong contender for being one of the most useful online departmental stores in the country. ...
  2. Shopee. ...
  3. Tiki.
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What is the Amazon equivalent in Vietnam? ›

(VEN) - Tiki has become Vietnam's leading e-commerce site and the country's second unicorn, valued at over US$1 billion.

What is the difference between Alibaba and DHgate? ›

Both of the sites are best in their own way. For instance, DHgate is good for cheap price and replica products whereas Alibaba is for those who want to deal with large and multiple suppliers and for its trade assurance option.

What is Vietnam's main export? ›

Electronics. Vietnam has emerged as an important electronics exporter, with electrical and electronic products overtaking coffee, textiles, and rice to become the country's top export item. Samsung is Vietnam's largest exporter and has helped the country achieve a trade surplus for the first time in many years.

Are clothes made in Vietnam good quality? ›

Very high production quality

When it comes to the quality of finished goods for clothing, Vietnam is among the world's top 90%.

Is Vietnam good for clothing? ›

Vietnam is among the top textile producing countries and apparel exporters in the world, emerging as an ideal alternative to China. Major factors driving industry growth are growing textile exports derived from multilateral free trade agreements and low labor costs.

Do Vietnam make clothes? ›

Vietnam is well-known for its textile manufacturing capabilities and is currently one of the biggest exporters globally. It's considered one of the most interesting sourcing markets for textiles and garments in Asia, still with much room for growth.

Where can I buy branded clothes in Vietnam? ›

Where to Buy Designer Clothing Brands in Ho Chi Minh
  • Vincom Center Dong Khoi.
  • Vincom Center Landmark 81.
  • Takashimaya Vietnam is located at the intersections of some most crowded roads in Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Parkson Saigon Tourist Plaza in District 1.

What is the most popular product in Vietnam? ›

Food is the most purchased item by Vietnamese e-shoppers, followed by clothing, footwear and cosmetics.

What are the top 3 exports of Vietnam? ›

Exports The top exports of Vietnam are Broadcasting Equipment ($42B), Telephones ($21.4B), Integrated Circuits ($19.4B), Textile Footwear ($8.9B), and Office Machine Parts ($7.68B), exporting mostly to United States ($77B), China ($49.4B), Japan ($20.4B), South Korea ($19.6B), and Hong Kong ($13.8B).

What does America get from Vietnam? ›

Bilateral Economic Relations

U.S. imports from Vietnam include apparel, footwear, furniture and bedding, agricultural products, seafood, and electrical machinery.

Can foreigners open a business in Vietnam? ›

Foreigners are allowed to register their company in Vietnam for starting a business. In most industries, they can own 100% of the shares of their business. In a few selected industries, company registration in Vietnam is only allowed in a joint venture agreement with a Vietnamese individual or corporate shareholder.


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