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T6,Tháng Ba 15,2024

Saigon Newport Corporation: Global reach, global connection

Established on March 15th 1989, grown from an old terminal on the Saigon River with 4 berths, 1.2 kilometer – long quayside and battered warehouses, after 35 years of constant renovation, Saigon Newport Corporation (SNP) is affirming its leading spot in port operations in Vietnam and the Southeast Asia region. With 3 core businesses of […]

T2,Tháng Chín 18,2023

Ghana to issue FLEGT licenses for exports to EU

FLEGT licenses for timber exports to EU Ghana is set to become the first African country and second in the world to begin issuing licenses for timber exports under the Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) scheme. This follows the successful assessment of timber marking and tracking processes in the Bobiri Forest Reserve in […]

T6,Tháng Chín 15,2023

China encourages sustainable manufacturing and materials to improve green supply chain: ITTO

According to the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO), the Chinese government will support home furnishing manufacturing enterprises to implement green manufacturing, encourage conditional areas to introduce targeted policies and measures for green manufacturing demonstration enterprises, and promote enterprises to increase R&D efforts of green home products, all in an attempt to improve the green supply […]

T3,Tháng Năm 9,2023

European wood-based panel industry outlook

The total production of wood-based panels in Europe in 2021 was 63.7 million m3 — up by 10% —based on the 2021-2022 annual report data of European wood-based panels. Compared with 2019 before Covid-19, the total output of wood-based panels increased by 7.6% and the production of various types of artificial boards has increased in 2021. […]

T5,Tháng Ba 16,2023

Wood and wood product (W&WP) trade highlights

Wood and wood product (W&WP) trade highlights Statistics provided by the General Department of Customs reveal that in February 2023 W&WP exports earned US$800 million, down 0.7% compared to January 2023 and down 11% compared to February 2022. In particular, WP exports are estimated at US$490 million, down 0.3% compared to January 2023 and down […]

CN,Tháng Ba 12,2023

Challenges for Vietnam’s wood industries in January 2023

Challenges for Vietnam’s wood industries in January 2023 There was a decline in W&WP exports to almost all markets in January 2023. Exports to the US, the top market, were valued at US$367.3 million, down 60% compared to January 2022, followed by the Chinese market (US$132.9 million, down 1%) and Japan (US$129.1 million, down 13%). […]

CN,Tháng Ba 12,2023

Wood and Wood Products (W&WP) trade highlights

According to statistics from Customs W&WP exports in January 2023 reached US$806 million, down 39% compared to December 2022 and down 49% compared to January 2022. Of this WP exports were US$491.7 million, down 44% compared to December 2022 and down 58% compared to January 2022. Vietnam’s W&WP exports to South Korea in January 2023 […]

T6,Tháng Ba 10,2023

Forecast and suggested solutions

Forecast and suggested solutions Vietnam’s wood sector has been targeting at 5 top markets, including the US, Japan, China, South Korea and the EU. The current global situation and problems facing these markets of W&WP destined from Vietnam can hardly give an optimistic forecast on Vietnam’s W&WP trade. According to Vietnam Wood and Forest Products […]

T6,Tháng Ba 10,2023

Wood and Wood Product (W&WP) Trade highlights

Vietnam: Wood and Wood Product (W&WP) Trade highlights In 2022, W$WP exports valued at 16 billion USD, showing a year-on-year growth of 8.1%. Of this, WP exports contributed US$11.04 billion, down 0.3% compared to 2021. The exports of wooden furniture in December 2022 valued at US$798.6 million, down 18.6% compared to December 2021. In 2022, […]

T6,Tháng Năm 6,2022

South Africa – the largest supplier of padauk wood for Vietnam

Padauk wood imports According to statistics, Vietnam’s padauk imports in April 2022 were estimated at 19.2 thousand m³, worth 7.5 million USD, up 20.4% in volume and 20.0% in value compared to March 2022; compared to April 2021 increased by 0.2% in volume and 3.1% in value. In the first 4 months of 2022, padauk […]

T6,Tháng Tư 22,2022

BIFA Wood Vietnam set to return in August 2022

In light of border control and quarantine measures, BIFA Wood Vietnam, one of the country’s leading wood and woodworking exhibition held in Binh Duong, Vietnam will be postponed to 8 – 11 August 2022. “Currently, Vietnam borders are still closed and quarantine is required upon arrival,” elaborated William Pang, co-organiser of BIFA Wood Vietnam and […]

T2,Tháng Một 3,2022

Vietnamese wood enterprises speed up production to meet year-end orders

Production in Vietnam has returned to normal and businesses operating in the wood industry are accelerating production to keep up with signed export orders for the last month of the year and the first half of 2022. Export activity by the timber industry increased in October and November 2021, although the export value is still […]