International wood fair opens in Binh Duong

VOV.VN - Bifa Wood Vietnam 2022, an international fair showcasing an array of woodworking machinery and wood materials, kicked off on August 8 in the southern province of Binh Duong.

The occasion features the participation of over 100 enterprises from both at home and abroad, including Germany, the United States, Italy, and China, all of whom have come to showcase their products across over 700 booths.

Nguyen Van Danh, vice chairman of Binh Duong province’s People’s Committee, said that the fair will greatly contribute to helping businesses gain access to advanced technology, diverse their sources of wood materials, and boost local wood exports.

A wide range of activities will be held during the course of the four-day fair, including field trips which will give visitors the opportunity to explore wood processing and manufacturing taking place at local plants.

Furthermore, several workshops on automation technology and digital transformation will also take place during the the event.

Most notably, Vietnamese wooden and furniture products have been exported to more than 120 countries and territories across the globe.

In line with this, the country ranks fifth in the world, second in Asia, and first in Southeast Asia in terms of export turnover, accounting for 6% of the global woodwork market share.