Hanoi (VNA), March 22 -- Textile and garment businesses in Vietnam are taking steps to switch to green production to meet partners' demand and achieve sustainable development, the Cong Thuong (Industry & Trade) newspaper reported.

Greening textile and garment production chains is currently a global trend that are compulsory for businesses to achieve sustainability. It is also a requirement placed on manufacturers as the EU, which imports over 4 billion USD worth of textiles and garments from Vietnam annually, has proposed the imposition of some eco-regulations on imports.

Major fashion brands in the world are also prioritising green enterprises to place their orders or requesting suppliers to adopt green practices.

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