Will the garment industry in Vietnam be able to recover from the setback, especially after the US President Donald Trump pulled out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) earlier this year? Team AO on its recent visit to the country spoke to some prominent exporters/manufacturers to know the future directions for Vietnam in the changing political and economic scenario… Surprisingly, the answer from most is an affirmative ‘Yes’. “We have been receiving orders again, and notably Vietnam is rapidly moving ahead of several countries like Myanmar, Indonesia, Cambodia and even Bangladesh,” averred Andy, Deputy General Director, Camle Trading Joint Stock Company (Camle JSC), a prominent trading company that has a rich experience of 30 years in consulting and supplying all types of machines that are essential for garment sector. After proving its mettle in Korea, Bangladesh, China and USA, the Korean-based Bando Global Co. Ltd. is all set to make itself count among the best exporters in Vietnam. Team AO speaks to Brian Lee, General Manager, BandoVina, Vietnam – the Group’s new office that opened in Vietnam. Besides the above, the news under ‘Vietnam & Beyond’, the ‘Tech Management’, ‘World Wrap’, ‘Fashion Trends’ and ‘Export Statistics’ make the magazine an interesting read.