Things look good for Vietnam’s clothing industry in the next few years. US fashion companies, in a 2015 US Fashion Industry Benchmarking Study by Quartz, are diversifying away from China and expect to make heavy investments in Vietnam. Source and charts below:

Quartz: fashion companies are starting to look beyond China for sourcing apparel 

Vietnam current fashion manufacturing



Vietnam fashion ManufacturingSource:


apparel-imports-to-the-united-states-feb-2014_chartbuilder-1Source: Department of Commerce, chart by FIVETHIRTYEIGHT