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Wood exports recover during first half of 2020

Wood exports recover during first half of 2020

VOV.VN - Vietnam raked in US$5.04 billion from exporting timber and wood products during the first six months of the year, representing an annual increase of 29.8%, according to statistics released by the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Export of timber and wood products exceeds US$9 billion

Export of timber and wood products exceeds US$9 billion

VOV.VN - The export of timber and wood products has exceeded the US$9 billion mark for the first time during the first 11 months of the year, according statistics released by the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Vietnam warned of risks in importing timber from Africa

Vietnam warned of risks in importing timber from Africa

Wooden furniture exporters face risks in importing timber from Africa as the unclear timber origin will violate VPA/FLEGT (Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade Voluntary Partnership Agreement) that Vietnam has signed with the EU.

Vietnam, Cambodia work to fight illegal timber trading

Vietnam, Cambodia work to fight illegal timber trading

Vietnam and Cambodia should intensify cooperation in monitoring their export and import of timber and wood products, thus minimising illegal timber trading at border areas, heard a dialogue held in Ho Chi Minh City on October 22.

Wood exports hit nearly US$5 billion in 7 months

Wood exports hit nearly US$5 billion in 7 months

VOV.VN - Exports of wood and timber products are estimated at US$642 million in July, bringing the total export value for the first seven months of the year to US$4.8 billion, a year-on-year rise of 11.6%, according to the Agro Processing and Market Development Authority (AgroTrade).

A new milestone in the fight against illegal logging

A new milestone in the fight against illegal logging

With increased trade comes an increased need for supervision, which is what last week’s signing of a voluntary partnership agreement on forest law enforcement, governance and trade between Vietnam and the EU hopes to achieve in the fight against illegal logging.

Wooden furniture manufacturers beg for support

Wooden furniture manufacturers beg for support

The HCM City Fine Arts and Woodworking Association predicted that Vietnam may reach US$7.6 billion from timber and wooden exports in 2016, an increase of 10 percent compared to 2015.

Furniture and forest exports face cloudy future

Furniture and forest exports face cloudy future

VOV.VN - The furniture and forest segment of the Vietnam economy has experienced solid growth over the past few years and brighter days lie ahead, says the Vietnam Timber and Forest Product Association.

Wood product exports drop in eight months

Wood product exports drop in eight months

Vietnam shipped abroad nearly US$4.4 billion worth of timber and wood products in the first eight months of 2016, a decline from a year earlier, said the Vietnam Timber and Forest Product Association (VIFORES).

HCM City to host Int’l Woodworking Industry Fair

HCM City to host Int’l Woodworking Industry Fair

(VOV) - The 11th Vietnam International Woodworking Industry Fair (Vietnamwood 2015) is set to get underway in Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre (SECC), Ho Chi Minh City on October 14-17.

EU agreements a chance to eradicate illegal timber trade

EU agreements a chance to eradicate illegal timber trade

Final negotiations to complete a Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) and Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) between the European Union (EU) and Vietnam is expected to be completed by late 2015.

People see red as Hanoi starts cutting down 6,700 trees

People see red as Hanoi starts cutting down 6,700 trees

The Hanoi municipal administration on March 18 asked its construction department to revise a US$3.4 million landscaping project that seeks to fell more than a quarter of trees currently lining the city's streets, following fierce criticism from the public.