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Vietnam’s forestry exports are slated to hit US$6.64 billion

02-10-2018
Vietnam, forestry exports

According to Nhan Dan (People) newspaper, trade surplus of key forestry products in Vietnam hit US$4.97 billion, with wood and wood products making up US$4.64 billion alone. For the first nine months of 2018, the United States (U.S.), Europe, China, and the Republic of Korea were the leading importers of wood and wood products from Vietnam, …

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 pickTo infinity and beyond

15-08-2018
San Lim Furniture, Indonesia, Vietnam, Dong Nai, WEINIG, OptiCut, CNC machine, Powermat

San Lim Furniture is constantly in search for innovative ways to improve their production line. Their search ended with WEINIG, which provided the furniture manufacturer tremendous benefits: improved efficiency, cost reduction and impeccable service. The relationship between WEINIG and San Lim Furniture traces back to more than two decades ago …

Editor’s pickVietnam has exported almost US$5 billion of wood products this year alone

07-08-2018
Vietnam, export

Foreign direct investment firms in Vietnam have reported export revenue of more than US$1.78 billion from wood and wooden products this year, according to the Vietnam Industry and Trade Information Centre (Vinanet). The figure is 4.8 per cent higher than over the same time in 2017, and makes up about 43.2 per cent of Vietnam’s total export …

Editor’s pickBinh Duong in the beginning

31-07-2018
Vietnam, Southeast Asia, Furniture, Wood, Woodworking, Industry, Market

Leader of the pack Word around the industry is that Mr Seven Lee ventures to places where no one dares, but when he steps out, everyone else quickly follows. In this case, Vietnam in 1992. “And then they all come and build bigger, better factories and now I’m the smallest player here,” he jests. Mr Lee is, of course, being …