Vietnam gained nearly $4.9 bn from exporting garments and textiles in the first two months of this year, up 19 per cent year-on-year, according to the country’s Ministry of Industry and Trade. Between January and February, products witnessing significant export growth included fabrics made from natural fibers (up 14 per cent), fabrics from synthetic fibres (up 14 per cent) and clothing (up 11 per cent).