Forestry exports rise nearly 18 percent in four months Business

Forestry exports rise nearly 18 percent in four months

Forestry exports are estimated to hit 875 million USD in April and 3.27 billion USD in the first four months of this year, up 17.8 percent year on year, resulting in a trade surplus of nearly 2.49 billion USD, reported the Vietnam Forestry Administration.
Agro-forestry-fishery exports fetch 12.4 billion USD in four months Business

Agro-forestry-fishery exports fetch 12.4 billion USD in four months

Export revenues of agro-forestry-fishery products in April is estimated to hit 3.5 billion USD, pushing the figure in the first four months of this year to 12.4 billion USD, equivalent to the figure recorded in the same period last year, reported the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Wood exports surge 15.6 percent in Q1 Business

Wood exports surge 15.6 percent in Q1

Vietnam’s exports of wood and timber products in the first quarter of this year reached 2.3 billion USD, up 15.6 percent year-on-year, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development reported.
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).
CPTPP to enable Vietnam to accelerate reforms Business

CPTPP to enable Vietnam to accelerate reforms

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) is expected to help Vietnam continue speeding up its reforms in order to tap opportunities and deal with challenges from the deal.
Orders for wood product exports soar Business

Orders for wood product exports soar

Orders for furniture exports have risen strongly so far this year as demand has risen, according to Huynh Quang Thanh, Chairman and CEO of Binh Duong-based Hiep Long Fine Furniture Company.
Event reviews Vietnam-Japan economic cooperation Business

Event reviews Vietnam-Japan economic cooperation

An event to review economic cooperation between Vietnam and Japan over the years and towards effective development in the future was held by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) on February 25.
2018 a successful year for wood industry Business

2018 a successful year for wood industry

2018 was a successful year for the wood industry, with the export of wood products earning the country over 8.9 billion USD (not including non-wood forestry products), up 14.5 percent from the previous year.