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49 new FDI projects in Vietnam’s wood industry in first five months of 2019

25-10-2019
Vietnam, FDI, development, investment, project, HAWA, International Woodworking Industry Fair, machinery, import, wood processing, exports

In the first five months of 2019, there were 49 new projects investing in the wood industry, of which 32 were from the wood processing sector, equivalent to 73 per cent of total FDI projects investing in the sector last year, mentioned Nguyễn Quốc Khanh, chairman of Handicrafts and Wood Industry Association of HCM City (HAWA). The foreign …

Editor’s pickDongwha/Vietnam orders 47 m long Siempelkamp MDF press again

18-10-2019
Siempelkamp, Dongwha, Vietnam Rubber Group, MDF press, MDF plant, Vietnam, Hanoi, Acacia, ContiRoll Gerenation 9 NEO

Dongwha, Asia's largest producer of engineered wood from Korea, is securing the "longest MDF press in Asia" for the second time with another 8' x 47.1 m press. The new, third Siempelkamp plant ordered by the company is designed for processing the demanding raw material acacia. Already in 2010 and 2015, the company VRG Dongwha, a joint venture of …

Editor’s pickSGS Expands Furniture Services to Assist Vietnam’s Growing Furniture Export Industry

09-09-2019
SGS, expansion, furniture services, inspection, verification, testing, certification, Vietnam

SGS,  global leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, has responded to Vietnam’s recent 7.9 per cent growth in gross domestic product and the opportunities for international trade this presents to the furniture industry, with an expansion in capabilities. Despite a long history of domestic furniture …

Timber, trucks seized in forest crimes crackdown

24-07-2019
Vietnam, timber

More than 15 cubic metres of timber and a total of 15 trucks were seized by the National Committee for the Prevention of and Crackdown on Natural Resources Crimes in eight cases on Sunday, while six people were released in Pursat province after paying fines. Committee spokesman Eng Hy said the cases were in Kratie, Mondulkiri, Preah Vihear and …

Vietnam's Increasing Timber Imports

15-07-2019
Vietnam, Import

KUCHING: Vietnam, a major importer of Sarawak logs and timber products, has a blossoming downstream processing industry. Vietnam has been rapidly expanding its processing sector by increasing its imports of primary wood products, especially hardwoods, from over 100 countries.  In 2018, Vietnam’s wood processing industry imported …

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