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Wood processing to become spearhead economic sector by 2025

Wood processing to become spearhead economic sector by 2025

The wood processing industry is to become a spearhead economic sector by 2025, posting export turnover of about US$20 billion to contribute to socio-economic development and stabilise the livelihoods of people living in forested areas.

Forestry exports expected to beat US$11.3 billion during 2019

Forestry exports expected to beat US$11.3 billion during 2019

VOV.VN - The forestry sector has maintained a high growth rate of over 5 per cent throughout the year with export turnover being recorded at an estimated US$11.3 billion, up roughly 20 per cent on-year, according to Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Ha Cong Tuan.

Vietnam likely to gain 11 billion USD from wood, forest products

Vietnam likely to gain 11 billion USD from wood, forest products

Vietnam is likely to reach its export turnover target of 11 billion USD from wood and forestry products this year as the main season for business is in the last six months of the year, according to an official of the Vietnam Timber and Forest Product Association (VIFORES).

Deputy PM orders tightening control of use of forest

Deputy PM orders tightening control of use of forest

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has ordered tightening the control of changes in the use of forests while strictly enforcing the closure of natural forests at a conference of the steering committee for sustainable development of the forestry sector.

Decline in Vietnam’s deforestation cases

Decline in Vietnam’s deforestation cases

Vietnam has seen decreases in the number of violation cases related to forest protection and development, as well as the area of forest lost by deforestation.

Vietnam looks to boost timber exports to EU

Vietnam looks to boost timber exports to EU

Vietnam will be able to boost its wood exports when the Vietnam-European Union Voluntary Partnership Agreement on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance, and Trade (VPA/FLEGT) takes effect, said Permanent Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Ha Cong Tuan.

Forest database significant to national forestry strategy

Forest database significant to national forestry strategy

Up-to-date information on forest coverage, forest fires, and silviculture are fully integrated in the Management Information System for Forest Sector in Vietnam (FORMIS) software, which is useful for the State management and the building of forestry strategy.

MARD speeds up Vinacafe's equitisation

MARD speeds up Vinacafe's equitisation

After a long period of hesitation, the Vietnam National Coffee Corporation (Vinacafe) is being pushed towards equitisation once more by the Ministry of Agricultural and Rural Development (MARD).

Agriculture sector acts to lure more investments

Agriculture sector acts to lure more investments

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) will continue reforming administrative procedures and improving the business environment to lure more investments into the sector this year, particularly hi-tech and organic agriculture.

Timber exports to hit US$8 billion

Timber exports to hit US$8 billion

The export turnover of Vietnamese timber and timber products is estimated to hit US$8 billion this year, 10% higher than the target, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development reported at a meeting on sustainable forestry development held in Hanoi on November 28.