EVFTA to sustainably boost Vietnam’s wood exports to EU Business

EVFTA to sustainably boost Vietnam’s wood exports to EU

Vietnam and the European Union (EU) last week signed a landmark free trade deal that will slash tariffs on almost all goods, including wood and timber products. It is expected to give Vietnamese wood exporters better market access and more opportunities to expand their business.
Forest fires engulf over 100 hectares Environment

Forest fires engulf over 100 hectares

Fifteen forest fires were recorded from June 26-30, ravaging over 100 ha of forest, according to the Vietnam Administration of Forestry under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD)
Action plan to boost communications about VPA/FLEGT Business

Action plan to boost communications about VPA/FLEGT

The Vietnam Administration of Forestry (VNForest) launched an action plan on April 3 for communications to implement the Voluntary Partnership Agreement on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance, and Trade (VPA/FLEGT) between Vietnam and the European Union (EU).
Forestry product exports rise 11 percent in January Business

Forestry product exports rise 11 percent in January

Forestry product exports in January is estimated at 903 million USD, a rise of 11 percent over the same period in 2018, reported the Vietnam Administration of Forestry under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
FLEGT-VPA to fuel Vietnam’s wood export to global markets Business

FLEGT-VPA to fuel Vietnam’s wood export to global markets

Vietnam’s signing of the Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade Voluntary Partnership Agreement (FLEGT-VPA) with the European Union (EU) will help the country boost wood product exports to not only the EU but also many other markets, according to an official.
Forestry sector in 5.72 billion USD trade surplus Business

Forestry sector in 5.72 billion USD trade surplus

Vietnam’s forestry sector enjoyed a trade surplus of 5.72 billion USD in the first 10 months of 2018, according to the Vietnam Administration of Forestry (VNForest) under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.