Sweden’s wood materials industry sees Việt Nam’s wood processing industry as a potential market for its eco-friendly, competitive and sustainable materials, speakers at a seminar said.
With the leading position in Southeast Asia, Vietnam’s wood production and processing industry is under the spotlight of foreign companies and suppliers.
The export of wood and wood products is expected to fetch US$8 billion this year, up from $7.3 billion last year.
The 12th Viet Nam International Woodworking Industry Fair opened in HCM City on Wednesday, with over 350 firms from 28 countries and regions taking part.
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The biennial Vietnam International Woodworking Industry Fair (VietnamWood) will be back on the stage with greater momentum on Oct. 18-21. At its 12th edition this year, VietnamWood has incorporated concerted efforts from the co-organizers, Ministry of Industry & Trade – Vietnam National Trade Fair & Advertising Company (VINEXAD) and Yorkers Trade & Marketing Service Co., Ltd., while also gaining solid support from relevant government agencies as well as domestic and international industrial associations.
The export of wood and timber products is forecast to bring home 8 billion USD in 2017, heard a workshop in Hanoi on October 5.
According to Nguyen Ton Quyen, this phenomenon has been going on for a long time, but there are two major problems occurred in the past two years from the Chinese wood enterprises overflow into Vietnam. Firstly, from 2015 China closed natural forests nationwide. Second, China banned the export of raw material wood. While each year this market consumes about 200 million m3 of wood, this has led to a shortage of wood materials and they have to “sweep” the surrounding countries.
Key difference: Wood is mainly classified into two categories: hardwood and softwood. Hardwood is the wood that comes from an angiosperm tree. This is a type of tree that has seeds that are enclosed, be it in pods, a shell, a covering or in a fruit. Rubberwood is essentially the wood that comes from the rubber tree, the Pará rubber tree to be specific. It is a type of hardwood...
Việt Nam’s exports of wood and wooden products in the first quarter of this year hit US$1.78 billion, a year-on-year increase of 17.1 per cent, reported the General Department of Việt Nam Customs.