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Editor’s pickVietnam timber industry closely monitoring as U.S.-China trade war escalates

U.S.-China trade war, Vietnam, impact, timber industry

As timber is not on the list of goods between the U.S. and China that are being taxed, Vietnamese businesses in this sector are not yet worried. But as trade tension escalates, more goods may continue to be taxed and Vietnam's timber industry is keeping a close watch. The trade war between the U.S. and China officially started on 6th July …

Editor’s pickNingbo Borcci commits to gaining reputation in the international market

Ningbo wood, cabinets, wood manufacturing, Wood in China, wood operations, Biesse

In 2013, a phone call changed Liu Bin’s life. He was successful in the corporate world and about to open his own teahouse after quitting his previous job. Instead, he accepted a job offer from Borcci, a high-end cabinet brand under the Fotile Group, turning around the business and stemming its four-year loss. Liu Bin, General Manager of …

Editor’s pickAHEC 23rd SEA & GRCH Convention to be held in Xi'an

Bell Tower, Xi'an, China

Xi'an Bell Tower by Lin Qiang/ Unsplash John Chan, regional director of the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) has announced details of the 23rd Southeast Asia & Greater China Convention in Xi’an, capital of Shaanxi province, China on 21st and 22nd June 2018 at the Westin Hotel, Xi’an. Xi’an is often called the …

Editor’s pickLIGNA Conference goes to China

LIGNA, conference, China

Guangzhou skyline The LIGNA Conference is moving to Guangzhou to be held on 4 and 5 December in the run-up to the China Shunde International Woodworking Machinery Fair (Lunjiao), Foshan. The conference rides on the success of 2016’s conference and will, this year, cover "Integrated Woodworking – Customised Solutions", one of the key …

Editor’s pickProjects in wood are among this year's Frame Awards winners

Frame Awards, Herman Miller, Zhongshuge, Chengdu, China, Maggie's Oldham, UK, Produce

Winners of the Frame Awards 2018 were announced last week at the Frame Awards Show in Amsterdam. Over 250 international guests attended the celebrations and prize-giving ceremony. 28 winners were recognised from across the Spatial, Executional and Societal.  Four additional winners received the Honorary Frame Awards, including Lifetime …

China national accreditation body now recognised by US EPA

China, US, EPA

China’s National Accreditation Service for Conformity Assessment (CNAS) is now recognised by the United States Environment Protection Agency (EPA), according to a news report from China Daily. The CNAS offers accreditation services that China’s wood product traders can use to prove their products meet specific regulations and …

Editor’s pickChina launches world’s largest national carbon trading market

China, carbon

Chimney smoke. Photo by veeterzy on Unsplash   China has rolled out the world’s largest carbon emission trading market, a milestone that marks the country’s efforts to tackle growing environmental challenges, China’s top economic planning body announced on Dec 19 last year. The nationwide carbon …