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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 …

Vietnam eyes bigger wood, woodwork export in 2019

28-06-2019
Vietnam, trade, export, timber

Vietnam has set a target of earning 11 billion U.S. dollars from exporting wood, woodwork and other forest products this year, up from 9.4 billion U.S. dollars last year, said the Vietnam Administration of Forestry. The country made wood and wood-based product export turnovers of nearly 4.3 billion U.S. dollars in the first five months of this …

Forest industry posts trade surplus of more than USD 4 billion in H1

26-06-2019
Vietnam, timber

The forest industry gained a trade surplus of more than US$4 billion (SGD 5.4 billion) in the first six months of this year, according to the Vietnam Administration of Forestry under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. The export value of forest products in the period reached nearly $5.3 billion (SGD 7.2 billion), up nearly 20 per …

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