IFC boosts Vietnam’s personal protective equipment production to respond to COVID-19

VIETNAM – IFC, the global development institution, has started a program that aims to improve personal protective equipment (PPE) producers’ operations and reduce costs by removing unnecessary burdens related to standards and conformity assessments.  As part of the global PPE advisory program supported by the UK Government, the IFC is working with local garment manufacturers in the country through the Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS) and national labs through the Directorate for Standards, Metrology and Quality of Vietnam (STAMEQ), to improve the capacity of the local firms. IFC’s platform…

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