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Wood and forestry exports plunge in second quarter

Wood and forestry exports plunge in second quarter

The export value of the wood processing and forestry sector was US$2.18 billion in the second quarter of 2020, dropping 11.3% against the first quarter and 20% against the same period last year.

Vietnam to keep close eye on wildlife import, sale

Vietnam to keep close eye on wildlife import, sale

The Vietnam Administration of Forestry has instructed province and city agriculture departments around the country to carefully monitor wildlife imports amid the public health emergency caused by the new strain of coronavirus.

Forest industry posts trade surplus of more than $4b in H1

Forest industry posts trade surplus of more than $4b in H1

The forest industry gained a trade surplus of more than US$4 billion in the first six months of this year, according to the Vietnam Administration of Forestry under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Action plan to boost communications about VPA/FLEGT

Action plan to boost communications about VPA/FLEGT

The Vietnam Administration of Forestry (VNForest) launched an action plan on April 3 for communications to implement the Voluntary Partnership Agreement on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance, and Trade (VPA/FLEGT) between Vietnam and the European Union (EU).

Vietnam’s forest coverage ratio reaches over 41%: MARD

Vietnam’s forest coverage ratio reaches over 41%: MARD

Vietnam has over 14.41 million hectares of forest, of which, standardized area is over 13.71 million hectares, with forest coverage ratio of 41.45%, according to latest statistics announced by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).