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Wood industry sets $10 billion export value target

Wood industry sets $10 billion export value target

Besides the certain achievements of wood industry last years, and new opportunities coming from Law on Forestry and free trade agreements, there are various difficulties and challenges this industry has to overcome to reach the target set forth.

VN wood firms eye int’l market

VN wood firms eye int’l market

Việt Nam’s woodworking industry can expand exports but to expand market share and increase value, it needs to keep pace with market trends and capitalise on opportunities, experts have said.

Vietnamese export of wood, wooden products surpasses expectations in 2017

Vietnamese export of wood, wooden products surpasses expectations in 2017

Vietnam’s wood and wooden product industry has prematurely achieved its export target set for 2020, as the sector ranked among the top ten areas that generated the highest export revenue for the country in 2017, according to statistics announced this week.

Wood industry urged to embrace automation

Wood industry urged to embrace automation

Vietnamese enterprises, regardless of size, should use enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions to optimise their resources and improve their efficiency, heard a seminar organised by the Handicraft and Wood Industry Association of HCM City on January 9.

As orders continue to increase, the future of the wood industry in Vietnam seems bright

As orders continue to increase, the future of the wood industry in Vietnam seems bright

With robust growth in the wood processing industry in 2017, Vietnam is looking forward to getting a turnover of US$8 billion from exports of wooden furniture in 2018.

Vietnamese furniture makers hit by dwindling timber supplies

Vietnamese furniture makers hit by dwindling timber supplies

Valuable wood that could be used by local carpenters is being shipped overseas.

HAWA: Domestic firms dominate local wood market

HAWA: Domestic firms dominate local wood market

Domestic enterprises have dominated Vietnam’s wooden furniture market in recent years with annual revenue of US$2 billion, said Huynh Van Hanh, vice chairman of the HCMC Handicraft and Wood Industry Association (HAWA).

Vietnam Targets $10-Billion Wood Exports By 2020

Vietnam Targets $10-Billion Wood Exports By 2020

Vietnam Timber and Forest Products Association general secretary Nguyen Ton Quyen said exports to major markets such as the US, Japan and the European Union will continue to increase and achieve growth rates of 10 per cent, 15 per cent and 18 per cent respectively.

EU forest pact gives Vietnam timber firms a leg up

EU forest pact gives Vietnam timber firms a leg up

Once the EU-Vietnam Voluntary Partnership Agreement on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (VPA-FLEGT) comes into force, there will be opportunities for Vietnam to export more wooden products to Europe and other markets, delegates told a seminar in HCM City on June 13.

Annual HCM City furniture design contest launched.

Annual HCM City furniture design contest launched.

Registration is now open for the 2017-18 Hoa Mai (Apricot Blossom) furniture design competition organised by the Handicraft and Wood Industry Association of HCM City.

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