INSTITUTE OF ECONOMICS
INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH CENTER
INSTITUTE OF ECONOMICS – IDRC/CIDA PROJECT
“Trade Liberalisation and Competitiveness of Selected Manufacturing Industries in Vietnam”
VOLUME 3. TEXTILE AND GARMENT INDUSTRY IN VIETNAM: AN OVERVIEW
Contact: Trade and Competitiveness Research Team, Institute of Economics, 27 Tran Xuan Soan, Hanoi, Vietnam firstname.lastname@example.org
HANOI, NOVEMBER 2001
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This report was prepared by a six-member Technical Group (TG) led by Vu Quoc Huy (Institute of Development Studies, Hanoi National Economics University) and comprised of Nguyen Thanh Ha, Cu Chi Loi and Nguyen Van Tien (Institute of Economics), Vo Tri Thanh (Central Institute of Economic Management), and Nguyen Thang (Institute for Market and Price Research). The Project was directed by Do Hoai Nam, Director of the Institute of Economics and Vice-Chairman of National Centre for Social Sciences and Humanities (NSSSH), who also led its Advisory Group (AG), which comprised of Le Dang Doanh (CIEM) and Vo Dai Luoc (Director, the Institute of the World Economy). The TG members greatly benefited from the guidance by the AG, and effective institutional support from the Institute of Economics, which hosted this project. The Task Force comprised of Vu Xuan Dao, Pham Minh Thuy, Tran Tram Anh, Cao Thi Hoa, Luu Vu Mai, Doan Thi Mai, Bui Thi Kinh (Institute for Market and Price Research), Nguyen Thi Kim Dzung, Nguyen Thi Thuy, Nguyen Thu Thuy (the Institute of Economics), Nguyen Van Binh (Vinatex), Phan Dieu Ha (Export-Import Department, Ministry of Trade), Nguyen Van Trinh (GSO), Nguyen Trung Kien (National Economics University), all of whom actively participated in implementing this project by providing substantive inputs and sharing their invaluable insights. The project would not have been completed nor reached adequate quality standards without extremely effective training and technical assistance provided by John Cockburn and Bernard...