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Increase export tax on woodchips: MARD

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Increase export tax on woodchips: MARD

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has petitioned the State to increase export tariffs on woodchips from 0 percent to 5-10 percent, in a move to limit woodchip exports.

Wood firms face fiercer competition at home

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Wood firms face fiercer competition at home

Local wood enterprises will face a tougher price and product quality competition with their rivals from other parts of Southeast Asia next year when the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) takes shape, the Saigon Times Daily reported.

Plan to axe wood imports

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Plan to axe wood imports

The Government plans to develop 8.4 million ha of forest by 2020 to generate 22 million cu.m of wood of various kinds to ensure sufficient supply for domestic production activities, according to the Handicraft and Wood Industry Association of HCM City (HAWA).

Difficulties still ahead for exports

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Difficulties still ahead for exports

Vietnam’s exports face many difficulties ahead despite strong growth in the first quarter as prices of input materials continuously increase, said an online conference in Hanoi on April 5.

Timber-product exporters sign 3bln USD deals

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Timber-product exporters sign 3bln USD deals

Wood product exporters had signed export contracts totalling 3 billion USD until the year end, 400 million USD higher than last year, said general director of the Vietnam Timber and Forest Product Association Nguyen Ton Quyen.