Vietnam earned 4.1 billion USD from exporting forest products and wooden furniture in 2011, representing a year-on-year rise of 14.7 percent.

Traditional importers of Vietnamese wooded products include the US , China , Japan , the Republic of Korea , and the UK , according to the General Department of Forestry.

In 2011, the country’s timber output reached 5.5 million cu.m this year, of which 5.1 million cu.m were logged from artificial forests.

Vietnam also imported around 1.3 billion USD worth of timber and forest product materials, mainly from China , Malaysia and the US. /.