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Dongwha begins construction of MDF manufacturing plant in Hanoi

24-04-2020
Dongwha Enterprise, South Korea, new production plant, Thai Nguyen province, Hanoi, Northern Vietnam, MDF, laminate flooring

Korea's leading wood materials manufacturer Dongwha Enterprise has begun construction of its production facility in Hanoi, Vietnam. Located in Thai Nguyen province near Hanoi, the plant will manufacture mainly laminate flooring and medium-density fiberboard (MDF) used in furniture. Dongwha Enterprise held a ground-breaking ceremony for its new …

South Korea announces preliminary decision to impose anti-dumping duty on plywood imported from Vietnam

22-04-2020
South Korea, anti-dumping, duties, tariffs, plywood products, Vietnam, import

South Korea’s Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy has made a preliminary decision to place anti-dumping duties on plywood products from Vietnam, and requested the Ministry of Economy and Finance to impose an anti-dumping duty of 9.18 percent to 10.65 percent on plywood coming from Vietnam. The Ministry of Economy and Finance is expected …

South Korea launched anti-dumping investigation on Vietnamese plywood

17-12-2019
Anti-dumping, duty, Vietnam, plywood, Korea, Korean Wood Production Association, Malaysia, China

In December, the Korean Trade Commission announced an anti-dumping investigation on plywood imported from Vietnam. This came about as Korea’s domestic manufacturers complained that imports from Vietnam are affecting the domestic industry, reported ITTO. It has been reported that the Korean Wood Production Association is proposing an …

Forum to discuss future of forestry, challenges in APAC

17-06-2019
Korea

Experts and officials attend Asia Pacific Forestry Week in Pampanga, the Philippines, in 2016 South Korea is hosting events on forestry in the Asia-Pacific region this week for academia, governments and the private sector to discuss and share views on pressing challenges in the sector. The Asia-Pacific Forestry Week 2019 and the …

Editor’s pickB.C. forest companies look to Asia

26-07-2018
British Columbia, lumber, value added wood products, BC Wood, two-by-four housing, Japan, Korea, China, Southeast Asia, India

Despite the housing boom in the United States in the last few years driving up demand for British Columbia (B.C.) wood products, Asia remains a crucial market as Canada seeks to diversify its global market presence. Several industry officials have recently highlighted the potential in expanding existing markets like China and Japan, as well as …

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