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Hinrich Foundation white paper: Exchange rate flexibility essential for reducing trade tensions and achieving more sustainable trade
The Hinrich Foundation today released a new white paper by research fellow Stewart Paterson, reviewing the trade imbalances that have
Hinrich Foundation and All India Management Association (AIMA) launch new Digital Trade Report: Digital trade could create a ₹3,331 thousand
Digital trade can have a huge positive impact on India’s domestic economy, with some of the biggest beneficiaries coming non-digital
NPF and Hinrich Foundation Establish $10,000 International Trade Journalism Award
New award for excellence in reporting on international trade will be open to journalists worldwide. The National Press Foundation and
Hinrich Foundation and the Association of Pacific Rim Universities name the winners of the 2018 Sustainable Trade Challenge
MANILA, March 25, 2019 – Hinrich Foundation and the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) declared the winners of the
Hinrich Foundation Digital Trade Report: Philippine economy to reap US$37B by 2030 with digital trade
Digital exports are the Philippines 6th largest export sector today and account for 5.4 percent of its total export value.
Hinrich Foundation unveils Malaysia Digital Trade report in Kuala Lumpur
Hinrich Foundation partnered with Malaysia Australia Business Council, Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS) and AlphaBeta to launch a
Hinrich Foundation welcome event: The start of lifelong ties with trade
The sun was just setting over Victoria Harbor. Cargo vessels and a Chinese junk boat passing by turned golden as
Hinrich Trade Negotiation Simulation HK 2019: Part 2 recap
The Hinrich Trade Negotiation Simulation final round took place on Feb. 23, 2019, at the Jockey Club Hall of Asia
Hinrich Trade Negotiation Simulation HK 2019: Part 1 recap
The first round of the Hinrich Trade Negotiation Simulation was held at the Asia Society Hong Kong Center on Feb.
Scholars in Vietnam gain insight into the workings of an apparel manufacturer
Scholars in Vietnam under the Hinrich Global Trade Leader Development Program had the opportunity to visit a subsidiary of Luen
Hinrich Global Trade Leader introduces HKBU students to marketing analytics basics
Hinrich Foundation scholar Genin Koh (Singapore, NUS MBA ’19) introduced more than 20 Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) students to
India leather goods report features minimalist, eco-friendly designs
Online report features 12 export suppliers offering jackets, footwear, bags, wallets, belts and premiums, plus details on product pricing and
Vietnam ceramics report highlights depth, breadth of product line
Online report features tableware, kitchenware, garden ornaments and home furnishings made of ceramic, plus a listing of 100 export suppliers
Hinrich Foundation holds Trade Negotiation Simulation in UP Cebu
The Hinrich Foundation, in partnership with University of the Philippines (UP) Cebu, hosted the 6th Hinrich Trade Negotiation Simulation (HTNS)
Unforgettable memories from my first trade show experience
Along with other Hinrich Foundation scholars in Hong Kong, I had the opportunity to work with members of the Foundation’s
A memorable welcome for new Global Trade Leaders in Vietnam
The Hinrich Foundation and its academic and industry partners in Vietnam gave a warm welcome and congratulations to three new
Vietnam home decor report highlights suppliers’ struggle to keep prices competitive
Online report features vases, figurines, planters and other home accents, plus a listing of 100 export suppliers across Vietnam. HO
Laos home furnishings report highlights eco-friendly, artisanal products
Online report features export suppliers offering furniture, home textiles and tabletop decorations, plus details on product pricing and supply market
Philippine home and garden decor report highlights creative mixed-media designs
Online report features 11 export suppliers offering home accents, storage solutions, lamps, planters and garden accessories, plus details on product
Taking inspiration from Mr. Hinrich’s entrepreneurial spirit
I recently had the honor of witnessing Mr. Merle A. Hinrich, founder and chairman of the Hinrich Foundation, receive the
Vietnam gifts & premiums report highlights artisanal products
Online report features gifts, novelties, stationery and promotional items, plus a listing of more than 100 export suppliers across Vietnam.
Indonesia bags and wallets sourcing report highlights eco-friendly, contemporary designs
Online report features 18 export suppliers offering shoulder bags, backpacks, totes, messenger bags, clutch bags and wallets, plus details on
Vietnam bags report highlights use of natural elements
Online report features fashion, business and travel bags, plus a listing of 100 export suppliers across Vietnam. HO CHI MINH
India corporate gifts sourcing report features contemporary, eco-friendly models
Online report features export suppliers offering stationery, desktop accessories, garments and leather products, plus details on product pricing and supply
Philippine gifts & premiums report highlights innovative combinations of eco-friendly materials
Online report features 14 export suppliers offering craft gifts, novelties, stationery and gift packaging, plus details on product pricing and
Vietnam footwear report highlights comfortable, multi-use models
Online report features casual, formal, sports and children’s shoes, plus a listing of 100 export suppliers across Vietnam. HO CHI
Indonesia furniture sourcing report highlights natural materials
Online report features 15 export suppliers offering dining, living room, bedroom and outdoor furniture, plus details on product pricing and
Indonesia basketware sourcing report features colorful, environment-friendly designs
Online report features export suppliers offering laundry & picnic hampers, storage baskets, serving trays & other utility baskets, plus details
Vietnam tableware report highlights mixed-media designs
Online report features dinnerware, drinkware, flatware, serveware and tabletop accessories, plus a listing of 100 export suppliers across Vietnam. HO
Laos bags and wallets report highlights traditional motifs in fashionable designs
Online report features verified suppliers offering bags and wallets made from silk, cotton and other natural materials, plus details on
Hinrich Foundation releases special report highlighting Indonesia wood craftsmanship
25-page report features suppliers of export-ready wooden home decor, crafts & furniture JAKARTA, Indonesia – The Hinrich Foundation released the
Indonesia home decor sourcing report features functional, colorful designs
Online report features 16 export suppliers offering home accessories, vases, pottery, home textiles and lamps, plus details on product pricing
India home textiles report highlights natural and eco-friendly materials
Online report features export suppliers offering beddings, blankets, pillowcases, towels, carpets, rugs and other home textiles, plus details on product
Indonesia leather goods sourcing report highlights simple, colorful designs
Online report features 16 export suppliers offering bags, fashion accessories, footwear, jackets and wallets, plus details on product pricing and
India wooden handicrafts sourcing report features ethnic and modern designs
Online report features export suppliers offering home décor, religious art, gifts and promotional items, plus details on product pricing and
Indonesia handicrafts sourcing report highlights upcycled, natural materials
Online report features 20 export suppliers offering gift items and home decor, plus details on product pricing and supply market
Vietnam wicker furniture report highlights space-efficient designs
Online report features indoor and outdoor wicker furniture, plus a listing of 100 export suppliers across Vietnam. HO CHI MINH
Vietnam basketware report highlights practical, user-friendly designs
Online report features basketware made of natural materials and plastic, plus a listing of 100 export suppliers across Vietnam. HO
Vietnam fashion accessories & jewelry report highlights natural, nature-themed designs
Online report features bags, wallets, headwear and fashion jewelry, plus a listing of 100 export suppliers across Vietnam. HO CHI
Philippine furniture sourcing report highlights geometric-inspired designs
Online report features 16 export suppliers offering bedroom, dining, kitchen, living room and outdoor furniture, plus details on product pricing
Hinrich Foundation releases “Handwoven fabrics: Philippines” special report to help buyers find quality suppliers of unique fabrics
43-page report features suppliers of handwoven fabrics, and designers and exporters of garments, home furnishings and fashion accessories using eco-friendly
India home decor report highlights traditional and modern designs
Online report features 15 export suppliers offering lamps, vases, mats, rugs and other home accessories, plus details on product pricing
Indonesia gift packaging report highlights diverse, eco-friendly materials
Online report features 18 export suppliers offering gift bags, boxes and wrappers, plus details on product pricing and supply market
Vietnam wooden furniture report highlights simple, comfortable designs
Online report features bedroom, kitchen, dining, living room and outdoor furniture, plus a listing of 100 export suppliers across Vietnam.
Vietnam toys report highlights educational models with multiple play options
Online report features wooden, plastic and stuffed toys, plus a listing of 100 export suppliers across Vietnam. HO CHI MINH
Indonesia silver jewelry sourcing report highlights diverse design options
Online report features 21 export suppliers offering bracelets, brooches, earrings, necklaces, pendants and rings, plus details on product pricing and
India scarves & shawls sourcing report features designs in natural materials
Online report features 15 export suppliers offering scarves and shawls, plus details on product pricing and supply market trends NEW
Indonesia wicker furniture sourcing report highlights eco-friendly and modern designs
Online report features 20 export suppliers offering bedroom, dining room, living room and outdoor wicker furniture, plus details on product
Hinrich Foundation forms tight partnership with Laos wood manufacturers
On Wednesday, January 24, 2018, the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between the Hinrich Foundation (HF) and the Laos
Philippine fashion accessories & jewelry report highlights eco-friendly, handcrafted designs
Online report features 19 export suppliers offering bags, wallets, footwear, jewelry and other fashion complements, plus details on product pricing
India fashion jewelry sourcing report highlights traditional motifs
Online report features 15 export suppliers offering earrings, necklaces, pendants, bracelets and rings, plus details on product pricing and supply
Vietnam gift packaging report highlights themed designs, novelty shapes
Online report features gift bags and boxes, plus a listing of 100 export suppliers across Vietnam. HO CHI MINH CITY,
Indonesia footwear sourcing report highlights traditional textiles in casual footwear
Online report features 18 export suppliers offering casual and formal shoes, plus details on product pricing and supply market trends
TCD 2018 Recruitment news release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Hinrich Foundation Press Contact Alexander Boome, Program Director E-mail alex.boome@hinrichfoundation.com Tel (63-2) 558 6535 Hinrich Foundation opens
Hinrich Foundation highlights India leather craftsmanship in latest special report
30-page importer’s guide features select export suppliers of stylish and innovative leather fashion accessories NEW DELHI – The Hinrich Foundation
Vietnam garments report highlights blending of style, comfort
Online report features formal wear, casual wear, sportswear, sleepwear and underwear, plus a listing of 100 export suppliers HO CHI
Philippine home decor report highlights artisanal products
Online report features 16 export suppliers offering home textiles, storage, lighting, and other home accessories, plus details on product pricing
India paper crafts report highlights aesthetic, eco-friendly models
Online report features 15 export suppliers offering home decor, stationery and packaging, plus details on product pricing and supply market
Vietnam footwear report highlights versatile designs
Online report features casual shoes, formal shoes, sports shoes and children’s shoes, plus a listing of 100 export suppliers HO
Vietnam gifts & premiums report highlights handcrafted, eco-friendly models
Online report features gifts, novelties, stationery and promotional items, plus a listing of 100 export suppliers HO CHI MINH CITY,
India bags report highlights mix of old and new designs in latest releases
Online report features 19 export suppliers offering fashion, business, travel and specialty bags, plus details on product pricing and supply
Vietnam bags sourcing report highlights blend of form and function
Online report features fashion bags, business bags and travel bags, plus a listing of 100 export suppliers HO CHI MINH
Indonesia craft gift sourcing report highlights combination of traditional and modern elements
Online report features 20 export suppliers offering wooden, metal, fabric and other craft gifts, plus details on product pricing and
Vietnam fashion accessories and jewelry report highlights sustainable materials in mixed-media designs
Online report features bags, wallets, headwear, neckwear and fashion jewelry, plus a listing of 100 export suppliers HO CHI MINH
Chinese-language edition of Developing China: The Remarkable Impact of Foreign Direct Investment introduced in Beijing
July 25, 2017, Beijing — The Chinese-language edition book launch for Developing China: The Remarkable Impact of Foreign Direct Investment
Indonesia bags and wallets sourcing report highlights use of traditional motifs
Online report features 20 export suppliers offering bags and wallets, plus details on product pricing and supply market trends JAKARTA,
Hinrich Foundation highlights unique Vietnam lacquerware in latest special report
25-page report features export-ready lacquered home decor and furniture, reveals diversity of products HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam – The
India jute fashion accessories sourcing report highlights intricate, colorful designs
Online report features 15 export suppliers offering jute bags, wallets and footwear, plus details on product pricing and supply market
Philippine gifts & premiums sourcing report highlights handmade, eco-friendly products
Online report features 15 export suppliers offering gifts, novelties, promotional items, stationery and gift packaging, plus details on product pricing
Vietnam tableware sourcing report highlights handcrafted designs in natural materials
Online report features dinnerware, serveware, drinkware, flatware and tabletop accessories, plus a listing of more than 100 export suppliers HO
Indonesia tableware sourcing report highlights novelty designs, eco-friendly products
Online report features 11 export suppliers offering dinnerware, serveware, drinkware, flatware and tabletop accessories, plus details on product pricing and
Vietnam home decor sourcing report highlights diversity of handcrafted designs
Online report features home accessories, vases, pottery and garden ornaments, plus a listing of more than 100 export suppliers HO
India footwear sourcing report highlights colorful, eco-friendly designs in upcoming models
Online report features 12 export suppliers offering casual, formal, sports and children’s shoes, plus details on product pricing and supply
Philippine holiday decor sourcing report highlights mixed-media designs
Online report features 10 export suppliers offering hanging ornaments, and wall-mount, tabletop, floor and outdoor decorations, plus details on product
Hinrich Foundation and CML open applications for Global Trade Leader scholarships and careers for Chinese citizens
Full scholarship support for Master of Science in Business Management, at Hong Kong Baptist University HO CHI MINH CITY, April
Hinrich Foundation and Knoll Printing & Packaging open applications for Global Trade Leader scholarships and careers for Chinese citizens
Full scholarship support for Master of Science in Engineering Business Management, and Master of Science in Entrepreneurship & Global Marketing HO
Indonesia furniture sourcing report highlights simple, contemporary designs
Online report features 20 export suppliers offering living room, dining, kitchen, bedroom and outdoor furniture, plus details on product pricing
Laos wooden crafts sourcing report highlights products showcasing local culture
Online report features verified suppliers offering handcrafted wooden home decor, religious art, tableware and gift items, plus details on product
India craft gift sourcing report highlights products combining modern and ethnic elements
Online report features 16 export suppliers offering metal, stone and wooden craft gifts, plus details on product pricing and supply
Hinrich Foundation and TBS Group open applications for Global Trade Leader scholarships and careers for Vietnamese, Cambodians and Burmese
Full support for Master of Business Administration, MSc in Global Production Engineering & Management, and year 3 and 4 BSc
Vietnam wicker furniture sourcing report highlights models crafted from bamboo, rattan, water hyacinth
Online report features bedroom, dining and kitchen, living room, and garden and outdoor furniture, plus a listing of over 100
Indonesia basketware sourcing report highlights environment-friendly, multifunction products
Online report features 15 export suppliers offering garden baskets, hampers, serving trays and storage baskets, plus details on product pricing
Philippine furniture sourcing report highlights sector’s focus on midrange, high-end products
Online report features 11 export suppliers offering bedroom, dining and kitchen, living room, and garden and outdoor furniture, plus details
Vietnam wooden furniture sourcing report highlights sector’s compliance with Forest Stewardship Council standards
Online report features bedroom, dining and kitchen, living room, and garden and outdoor furniture, plus a listing of 100 export
Laos bags & wallets sourcing report highlights designs featuring handicraft work
Online report features suppliers offering handcrafted bags and wallets made of cotton, silk, rattan and other natural materials VIENTIANE, Laos,
India fashion accessories sourcing report highlights variety of designs, trends for 2017
Online report features 14 export suppliers offering bags, belts, wallets, headwear and neckwear, plus details on product pricing and supply
Vietnam toys sourcing report highlights product safety and quality
Online report features plush animals, puzzles, building sets and other decorative and educational toys, plus a listing of more than
Indonesia silver jewelry sourcing report highlights traditional designs and craftsmanship
Online report features 18 export suppliers offering bracelets, anklets, earrings, necklaces, chokers, pendants and rings, plus details on product pricing
Philippine fashion accessories and jewelry report highlights products using indigenous materials
Online report features 15 verified export suppliers offering new designs of handbags, wallets, shawls, scarves and jewelry, plus details on
Hinrich Foundation opens new Global Trade Leaders Scholarships for citizens of India, Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines, Cambodia and China
Bring people together through trade for prosperity and world peace HO CHI MINH CITY, Dec. 5, 2016 – The Hinrich
Support disabled Cambodian artisans by purchasing holiday, gift and fashion items at Conrad Hong Kong’s Christmas Gift Showcase
Variety of handcrafted Christmas décor, silk handbags, purses, eco-friendly bomb shrapnel jewelry and gift items will available at the Conrad
Hinrich Foundation releases special report highlighting Philippine design capability
42-page report features export-ready home decor, furniture and fashion accessories, reveals Philippines design and materials advantage. MANILA, Dec. 6, 2016
Vietnam gift packaging sourcing report highlights diverse product selection
Online report features gift bags and boxes of various materials and a listing of more than 100 export suppliers HO
India home decor sourcing report highlights new products from verified export manufacturers with expertise using eco-friendly materials
Online report features details on 15 export suppliers and includes new products – home accessories, vases and pottery, and home
New Export Manager Advanced Training Program in Ho Chi Minh City to enhance Vietnam’s export capacity
Vietnamese-German University, Leipzig University and the Hinrich Foundation developed the practical short course to enable exporters in Vietnam to grow
Vietnam gifts and premiums sourcing report highlights sector’s access to artisans with diverse skills
Online report features new products – craft gifts and novelties, promotional items, and stationery – plus product pricing and a
Hinrich Foundation held Scholar Welcome Reception in Hong Kong Sept. 22, 2016
HONG KONG, September 22, 2016 – Alexander J. Boome, the Program Director of the Hinrich Foundation, welcomed all the guests
Indonesia home décor & furniture report highlights environment-friendly and multifunction models
JAKARTA, Sept. 20, 2016 – The Hinrich Foundation released the Indonesia Sourcing Report: Home décor & furniture with the support of
Vietnam bags sourcing report highlights sector’s design flexibility, creativity using diverse domestic materials
HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam, Sept. 2, 2016 – The Hinrich Foundation released the Vietnam Sourcing Report: Bags 2016 with
Hinrich Foundation Sustainable Trade Index Manila briefing highlights trade imperatives for policymakers, industry leaders and academics
MANILA, Philippines, Aug. 30, 2016 – The Hinrich Foundation and Asia Society Philippines co-hosted the Manila briefing on the Hinrich Foundation
Hinrich Foundation Sourcing From eBooks help buyers source from India, Indonesia, Vietnam and The Philippines
MANILA, June 7, 2016 – The Hinrich Foundation released Sourcing from India, Sourcing from Indonesia, Sourcing from Vietnam and Sourcing
Hinrich Foundation supports Indonesia exports with launch of Sourcing From Indonesia buyer’s guide eBook
JAKARTA, May 20, 2016 – The Hinrich Foundation released the Sourcing from Indonesia eBook with the support of its partner
Hinrich Foundation supports Vietnam exports with launch of Sourcing From Vietnam buyer’s guide eBook
HO CHI MINH CITY, May 10, 2016 – The Hinrich Foundation released the Sourcing from Vietnam eBook with the support
Hinrich Foundation Sustainable Trade Index Measures All Impacts of Trade on Asian Economies
The index is intended to stimulate discussion about the full range of considerations for policy makers, business executives and civil
adidas suppliers and Hinrich Foundation open more MSc Production Engineering scholarships for citizens of Myanmar and Cambodia
HO CHI MINH CITY, April 14, 2016 – The nonprofit Hinrich Foundation and two manufacturers who produce footwear for adidas
Special sourcing report: Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam Furniture highlights product availability and supplier details
MANILA, April 12, 2016 – The Hinrich Foundation released the Special Sourcing Report: Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam Furniture with the support
Hinrich Foundation supports Philippine exports with launch of Sourcing From The Philippines buyer’s guide eBook
MANILA, April 6, 2016 – The Hinrich Foundation released the Sourcing from The Philippines eBook with the support of its
Vietnam synthetic and wicker furniture sourcing report highlights knock-down furniture with simple designs and natural materials
HO CHI MINH CITY, March 21, 2016 – The Hinrich Foundation released the Vietnam Sourcing Report: Synthetic & wicker furniture with the
India footwear sourcing report notes increased supplier emphasis on competitive pricing
NEW DELHI, March 18, 2016 – The Hinrich Foundation released the India Sourcing Report: Footwear with the support of its partner in
Indonesia leather products sourcing report shows exporters upgrading standards, tapping new markets
JAKARTA, March 18, 2016 – The Hinrich Foundation released the Indonesia Sourcing Report: Leather products with the support of its partner
India glassware and metalware sourcing report highlights exporters expanding in Eastern Europe, Asia-Pacific
NEW DELHI, March 18, 2016 – The Hinrich Foundation released the India Sourcing Report: Glassware and Metalware with the support of its
India Fashion Accessories sourcing report highlights growing exports to Western and Middle East markets
NEW DELHI, March 4, 2016 – The Hinrich Foundation released the India Sourcing Report: Fashion Accessories with the support of its partner
Vietnam basketware sourcing report highlights suppliers’ capacity to produce volume orders of handmade crafts
HO CHI MINH CITY, Feb. 23, 2016 – The Hinrich Foundation released the Vietnam Sourcing Report: Basketware with the support
VF Corp, Hinrich Foundation launch Global Trade Leaders MBA Scholarships and career program in Vietnam
Scholarship and Career Fairs to be held in Ho Chi Minh City March 12 at Le Meridien Saigon and Hanoi
Vietnam Wooden Furniture sourcing report highlights Vietnam’s abundance of skilled craft workers
HO CHI MINH CITY, Feb. 23, 2015 – The Hinrich Foundation released the Vietnam Sourcing Report – Wooden Furniture with the
Philippines Fashion Jewelry and Accessories sourcing report highlights suppliers’ use of indigenous, re-purposed and recycled materials
MANILA, Feb. 23, 2015 – The Hinrich Foundation released the Philippines Sourcing Report – Fashion Jewelry and Accessories with the
Vietnam basketware sourcing report highlights suppliers’ capacity to produce bulk orders of pure handmade crafts
HO CHI MINH CITY, Jan 13, 2015 – The Hinrich Foundation  released the Vietnam Sourcing Report: Basketware with the support of
Vietnam ceramics sourcing report highlights international buyers prefer crafts with simple design and little decoration
HO CHI MINH CITY, Dec. 22, 2015 – The Hinrich Foundation released the Vietnam Sourcing Report: Ceramics with the support of its
Vietnam toys sourcing report highlights Vietnam toys suppliers incorporate studying in playing, exercise and decorative toys
HO CHI MINH CITY, Dec. 22, 2015 – The Hinrich Foundation released the Vietnam Sourcing Report: Toys with the support from its
Indonesia Basketware sourcing report highlights export suppliers’ focus on simple styles with easy customization
JAKARTA, Dec. 22, 2015 – The Hinrich Foundation released the Indonesia Sourcing Report: (http://bit.ly/Basketware) with the support of its partner in export
Open Global Trade Leader Scholarships in business, journalism and engineering for 2016
HONG KONG, Dec. 4, 2016 – The nonprofit Hinrich Foundation opens applications for Hinrich Global Trade Leader Scholarships for 2016.