TAL: Back to the future through Vietnam

TAL Apparel‘s $50 million plant in Vietnam opened in October, can produce 16,000,000 shirts annually, in 100,000 variations, when output ramps up in the future, part of Vietnam‘s bid to join apparel global supply chain and employ millions. But the biggest news is across the road, where construction is under way on a $320 million textile mill, part of an integrated operation from yarn dyeing to fabric weaving to finishing

When completed in 2018, the mill will make Vietnam the company’s largest production base, bigger than a site in China’s Dongguan.

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Textiles: Back to the future through Vietnam, Forbes Asia, Nov 9, 2016

TAL to invest $200 million in Vietnam’s textile industry, Jul 11, 2013
TAL Group will expand its investments in Vietnam with a US$ 200 million garment and textile project in Phase I. TAL Group CEO Roger Lee announced plans for a 2nd factory in Vietnam.

Textile giant Texhong is charging ahead in Vietnam, despite TPP uncertainty, Sep 12, 2016

Korea’s Hyosung Group to make global production base in Southern Key Economic Region, Sep 25, 2016

$3 billion FDI to meet TPP yarn-forward rules-of-origin, Jul 6, 2015

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