Forestry product exports in January is estimated at 903 million USD, a rise of 11 percent over the same period in 2018.

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development said export revenue of wood and wooden products reaches over 850 million USD, a rise of 10 percent year on year, while that of non-wood products is 51 million USD, up 20 percent over the same time of 2018.

The major markets of the sector are the US, Japan, the EU, China and the Republic of Korea, which consume about 87 percent of the total forestry products of Vietnam.

The Vietnam Administration of Forestry targets over 10.5 billion USD in wood and forestry products this year.-VNA