Exporting garden pots to Europe

The European market for garden pots is growing, as European consumers are connecting with nature. The United Kingdom, Germany and France are especially interesting target markets, with large numbers of hobby gardeners. The relatively new mid to high-end segments 

Cooperation in product traceability project

In the morning of May 22nd 2020, Handicraft Export Association Vietcraft and The Asia Foundation, together with VPA and VICOFA, held a conference to kick off the project: “Supporting goods traceability and export development” in Buon Ma Thuot city, Dak Lak. 

3D Printed Bamboo Structure Bridges the Gap Between Tradition and Technology

Bridging the gap between the old and the new is never easy. Traditional building methods, where you often adjust to the unpredictability of a natural material, seem to contrast with the mechanical precision of modern construction.

Vietnamese student turns coconut coir into hats

Freshman Nguyen Phuc Sang of the Ho Chi Minh city University of Economics and Finance has recently introduced hats made from coir, which are cheap and environmentally-friendly. Sang’s coir hats won the top prize of the Business Ideas 2017 contest