October 14, 2021 | 10:20
The announcement that the United States has decided not to take any trade action on Vietnamese timber following a 12-month investigation is helping to clear the path for increased trading activity between the two.
October 02, 2021 | 13:45
The United States and Vietnam have reached an agreement on illegal logging and timber trade that will avoid hefty tariffs on Vietnamese timber exports.
February 26, 2021 | 11:00
The ongoing pandemic has been pushing the timber market towards sustainable development, but the imbalance of interests between all stakeholders in the supply chains could make it difficult for it to develop sustainably. Thus, experts now advise deploying supportive policies and reform strategies to boost the sector.
October 27, 2020 | 17:11
Five Vietnamese wood associations have met in Hanoi to examine the risks in the timber trade in the midst of a US investigation into the sources of Vietnam’s exported wood products.
June 25, 2019 | 09:07
The VPA/FLEGT between the EU and Vietnam took effect on June 1, after which all timber products in Vietnam must be legally produced.
October 15, 2018 | 11:19
The US-China trade war may bring about a shift in investment flows from Chinese timber firms to Vietnam. Consequently, it is crucial that the Vietnamese wood industry make use of this opportunity to benefit.
September 25, 2018 | 12:25
Authorities in the Central Highland province of Dak Nong on Monday confirmed they had started criminal proceedings against the head of a forest ranger team for his involvement in the illegal logging and trafficking of hundreds of cu.m of timber.
March 20, 2018 | 18:46
Reduced tariffs and competitive prices will facilitate the growth of the Vietnamese timber industry after the CPTPP comes into force.
September 01, 2011 | 11:04
Vietnam authorities have rejected claims from the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) that Vietnamese companies illegally purchase timber from Laos.
August 04, 2011 | 17:21
Vietnam wanted to finish negotiations and sign the Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade /Voluntary Partnerships Agreement (FLEGT/VPA) with the European Union late next year to facilitate Vietnamese wooden products entering the EU market.
November 20, 2010 | 14:02
An EU delegation will be meeting Vietnamese officials in Ha Noi later this month to discuss a voluntary partnership agreement on sourcing wood products to curb illegal logging in the country.
October 09, 2010 | 17:09
HCM CITY — Stricter provisions for timber products in importing countries are making it harder for Vietnamese wood product manufacturers to export, according to a HCM City certification services company.