Handicraft, wood industry sets bar high Business

Handicraft, wood industry sets bar high

The Handicraft and Wood Industry Association (HAWA) of Ho Chi Minh City said it plans several measures to add value to Vietnam’s handicrafts and wood products, help its members further penetrate the global supply chain and enable Vietnam to become a leading producer and exporter of quality, branded and reputed furniture and forestry products.
Annual furniture fair targets domestic market Business

Annual furniture fair targets domestic market

The 2019 Vietnam Furniture and Home Furnishing Fair (VIFA Home 2019) will be held in HCM City from November 28 to December 1 to promote locally made wooden furniture, home decor and handicrafts.
Vietnam aims to become furniture hub Business

Vietnam aims to become furniture hub

Vietnamese wood and furniture firms need to improve their designs, distribution and brands to enable Vietnam to become a global furniture hub, a conference heard in Ho Chi Minh City on December 7.
Furniture design prizes handed out Society

Furniture design prizes handed out

Huynh Tan Anh Tuan won first prize in the Hoa Mai Prize 2015-16, a furniture design competition, with his art work Workspace Desk, the organiser announced on March 8.
Vietnamese furniture companies expand overseas markets Business

Vietnamese furniture companies expand overseas markets

Twenty-nine Vietnamese companies taking part in the International Furniture Fair Singapore 2014 and the 31st ASEAN Furniture Show (IFFS/AFS) in Singapore from March 13016 are all aimed at seeking more customers and expand markets overseas.

Vietnam showcased at furniture fair in Malaysia

The 20th Malaysian International Furniture Fair (MIFF) took place at Putra World Trade Centre in Kuala Lumpur from March 4-8, drawing more than 500 enterprises from 13 countries and territories across the world, including Vietnam.

Industrial production curbed by finance woes

The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) growth rate has hit a record low since June with a year-on-year increase of only 6.9 percent in the first 11 months of this year, the General Statistics Office (GSO) has reported.

Foreign demand grows for Vietnamese furniture

Vietnam's indoor and outdoor furniture industry should remain strong until the year-end on the back of demand from traditional markets, which bounced back after being affected by the global recession, said a report.

Exports of indoor and outdoor furniture this year expanded roughly 20 percent, compared to previous years when exports dropped due to the recession, according to the Vietnam Sourcing Report: Indoor and Outdoor Furniture, published by the US non-profit Kearny Alliance organisation.

Vietnam 's furniture output is categorised under two segments, depending on the materials used.

HCMC to host furniture, accessories fair

About 150 local and foreign enterprises will take part in the Vietnam International Furniture and Home Accessories Fair 2011 (VIFA 2011) in HCM City from March 11 to 14.

Forest stewards group receives certification

The Quang Tri Smallholder Forest Certification Group has been awarded the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification making it the first group of small forest owners in Vietnam to receive the internationally recognised standard for environmentally responsible, socially beneficial and economically viable forest management.