Vietnam International Woodworking Industry Fair 2015 to open next week

Vietnam’s biggest International Woodworking Industry Fair 2015 will take place at Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center – SECC in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 7 from October 14-17.

The 11th edition attracts about 500 display booths of around global leading brands from 21 countries and territories, including Austria, Belgium, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Hong Kong (China), India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Poland, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan (China), Thailand, the U.S.A., Israel, and Vietnam.

With a gathering of buyers from across the world, Vietnamwood has witnessed an overwhelming 13,500 SQM show floor displaying over 1,200 Types of woodworking machineries and products.

Vietnamwood has proven to be the Vietnamese manufacturers’ procurement ground of choice, as manufacturers from all around the world displaying the latest trend and woodworking equipment available in the global marketplace. For 2015, Vietnamwood will continue providing a perfect platform for industry players, to interact, exchange ideas, and form long lasting business partnership.

The expo is organized by the Ministry of Industry and Trade, Vietnam National Trade Fair & Advertising Joint Stock Company (VINEXAD), Yorkers Trade & Marketing Service Co., Ltd and Chan Chao International Co., Ltd.

Vietnam’s wood processing exports are likely to reach from US$6-6.2 billion this year, ranks the 4th in the world and 2nd position in Asia after China, according to the HAWA. The industry is expected to attain US$7.2-7.3 billion, presenting a rate of growth of 15 percent per year.

By Phan Anh – Translated by Kim Khanh

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