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News - PORTLAND FURNITURE CORPORATION

News - PORTLAND FURNITURE CORPORATION

News - PORTLAND FURNITURE CORPORATION

News - PORTLAND FURNITURE CORPORATION
News - PORTLAND FURNITURE CORPORATION

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Vietnam factories rethink 'sleepover' approach to stopping COVID

Vietnam factories rethink 'sleepover' approach to stopping COVID

The warehouse manager at Truong Thanh Furniture near Ho Chi Minh City did her best to avoid the virus. For weeks, she worked and slept at the factory alongside 200 colleagues, with few people allowed in or out.

What is Butcher block ?

What is Butcher block ?

Butcher block or butcher's block is a style of assembled wood (often hard maple, teak, birch, or walnut) used as heavy duty chopping blocks, table tops, and cutting boards. It was commonly used in butcher shops and meat processing plants but has now become popular in home use.

Wood industry at crossroads to engineer survival strategy

Wood industry at crossroads to engineer survival strategy

The ongoing coronavirus outbreaks are now threatening to bring the timber industry to its knees, with businesses and associations hoping for preferential vaccine treatment and financial support for test kits and other pandemic-related expenses.

COVID-19 production suspension hampering timber exports

COVID-19 production suspension hampering timber exports

Suspension of production at local wood processing enterprises due to the COVID-19 pandemic is having effects on exports, according to the Vietnam Timber and Forest Product Association (VIFOREST).

Vietnam’s wood products export surges 55 percent in seven months

Vietnam’s wood products export surges 55 percent in seven months

Vietnam exported 9.58 billion USD worth of wood and wood products in the first seven months of this year, a year-on-year increase of 55 percent, according to the General Department of Customs.

Firms, associations seek Govt’s help to overcome difficulties triggered by Covid-19

Firms, associations seek Govt’s help to overcome difficulties triggered by Covid-19

Enterprises and associations, at a teleconference with the prime minister on August 8, made multiple proposals to remove their difficulties so as to resume production during the pandemic, stressing the need to accelerate the Covid-19 vaccination for laborers.

Forest environmental services to bring about 2.8 trillion VND in 2021

Forest environmental services to bring about 2.8 trillion VND in 2021

The Vietnam Administration of Forestry (VNFOREST) aims to collect 2.8 trillion VND (121.7 million USD) from forest environmental services this year.

Thinking of a new wooden deck for spring? It may bust your budget

Thinking of a new wooden deck for spring? It may bust your budget

The cost of lumber is going through the roof, and that is hitting the housing industry on all fronts. For homebuilders, renovation contractors and DIYers, the cost of projects is now far higher than it was just a year ago and about to cross into historic territory.

Vietnam tightens control over Chinese goods bearing made-in-Vietnam labels

Vietnam tightens control over Chinese goods bearing made-in-Vietnam labels

Management authorities are stepping up preventive measures to stop trade fraud and tax evasion related to Chinese commodities that illegally carry made-in-Vietnam labels due to escalating U.S.-China trade tensions.

Strategic market identification sought for stronger wood trade

Strategic market identification sought for stronger wood trade

Vietnam’s wood industry is leaving behind a successful 2020, ready to embrace the new advantages that some of last year’s signed and effective trade agreements bring with them.

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