New rivals emerge in wood industry battle

New rivals emerge in wood industry battle

While partially lifted social restrictions have been representing a glimmer of hope for domestic manufacturers and exporters of wood products, a heavy competitor in Mexico is emerging, meaning Vietnamese groups are being asked to up their game.
Timber trade pressed to resolve exporting concerns

Timber trade pressed to resolve exporting concerns

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.
Vietnam's exports of wood and wood products (Infographics)

Vietnam's exports of wood and wood products (Infographics)

Vietnam's exports of wood and wood products
Wood exporting blocks chopped down by VPA

Wood exporting blocks chopped down by VPA

With the EU being among the largest importers of Vietnamese wood products, the Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade Voluntary Partnership Agreement between the two sides will help the Southeast Asian nation to both lure more European investment an
Wood industry sets $10 billion export value target

Wood industry sets $10 billion export value target 1

The Law on Forestry will create favourable conditions to go with the new free trade agreements, which will boost the development of the wood industry.
Vietnam’s wood furniture export turnover to cross $4 billion

Vietnam’s wood furniture export turnover to cross $4 billion

Vietnamese furniture exporters have made significant gains with the country’s furniture export turnover expected to cross $4 billion this year.
EU, VN to fight illegal logging

EU, VN to fight illegal logging

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.
Technical barriers restrict wood exports

Technical barriers restrict wood exports

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.