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Editor’s pickThe rising star in Vietnam

12-09-2018
Vietnam, Southeast Asia, BIFA Wood Vietnam, BIFA, Panels & Furniture, Prime Minister, William Pang, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Huynh Quang Thanh

Orgnaiser of BIFA Wood Vietnam and Managing Director of Panels & Furniture Asia, Mr William Pang, shakes hand with Mr Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Prime Minister of Vietnam. In the centre, is Mr Huynh Quang Thanh, Chairman of Binh Duong Furniture Association, welcoming the prime minister too. In 2017, Vietnam wood processing industry turnover hit …

Editor’s pickBIFA Wood Vietnam: In the heart of Vietnam's Furniture Manufacturing Cluster

26-07-2018
Vietnam, BIFA Wood Vietnam, Furniture, Wood, Panels, Timber, Market, Export, Wood Industry, Woodworking, Southeast Asia, Growth

Vietnam’s woodworking industry is seeing significant growth in recent years. Just last year alone, the industry saw a revenue of US$8 billion, a 10 per cent growth from US$7.3 billion in 2016. The country’s phenomenal growth in the last decade has made it a serious contender to overtake China as the world’s manufacturing …

Editor’s pickLong Viet: Quiet but Powerful

24-07-2018
Vietnam, Asia, Timber, Wood, Wood Industry, Industry, Material, Business, MDF, Binh Duong, Bui Nhu Viet, BIFA Wood Vietnam, Powerful, Long Viet, Export

Mr Bui Nhu Viet, General Director of Long Viet With a focus on veneer, melamine, MDF, particle boards and components, Long Viet has chosen to specialise in the basic materials of the furniture industry. And though they do not export their products to other countries, according to Mr Bui Nhu Viet, general director of Long Viet, many other …

Editor’s pickBinh Duong, The Next "SMART" City

18-07-2018
Vietnam, Asia, Timber, Wood, Wood Industry, Industry, Material, Business, Binh Uuong, Huynh Quang Thanh, BIFA Wood Vietnam, Smart City, Vision, Export

Huynh Quang Thanh, Chairman of Binh Duong Furniture Association (BIFA) Although second to China, Vietnam still holds an advantageous position when it comes to wood-based products manufacturing and exports. With China’s imposition of taxes on wood products exports and Southeast Asia reporting a labour crunch, Vietnam can expect less …

Editor’s pickThe Growth of Binh Duong

17-07-2018
Vietnam, Asia, Timber, Wood, Wood Industry, Industry, Material, Business, Binh Uuong, Tran Thanh Liem, BIFA Wood Vietnam, Economy, Growth

Mr Tran Thanh Liem, Vice Chairman of the People's Committee of Binh Duong Province Binh Duong is located in southeast Vietnam. The city is part of the Southern Key Economic Zone, which also includes Ho Chi Minh City and the provinces of Dong Nai, Ba Ria – Vung Tau, Binh Phuoc, Tay Ninh, Long An and Tien Giang. The gateway to Ho Chi Minh …

Editor’s pickThe Binh Duong Economic Story

16-07-2018
vietnam, asia, timber, wood, wood industry, industry, material, export, business, binh duong, Nguyen Van Danh, BIFA Wood Vietnam, economy

Nguyen Van Danh, Director of Binh Duong Industry and Trade Department, Executive of the People's Committee of Binh Duong Province, and Congressman of Vietnam Driven by pro-business policies, Vietnam’s south has, for years, attracted foreign direct investments, transforming sleepy towns into industrial powerhouses. Binh Duong is one such …