Vietnam's wood export turnover encounters difficulties because of the Covid-19 pandemic. (Photo: SGGP)

Wood exports in Southeastern provinces face difficulties

In the first six months of this year, the wood export turnover of the Southeastern provinces faced difficulties due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The export turnover of wooden products of Binh Duong Province increased by 0.6 percent, estimated at over US$1.7 billion, accounting for 14.5 percent of the total export turnover.
Vietnam's wood industry needs to invest in modern processing technology to improve the product quality. (Photo: SGGP)

Wood exports increase thanks to new markets

Despite the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, in the first four months of this year, wood exports still achieved US$3.2 billion, an increase of 6 percent over the same period last year.
Wood processing enterprises have been facing difficulties as orders are reduced. (Photo: SGGP)

Wood processing enterprises need assistance to overcome difficulties

The export market shares of wood and wooden products of Vietnam are mainly in the US, Japan, Europe, and China, accounting for more than 85 percent of the total export value of the industry. However, these markets are struggling due to the pandemic so many importers have temporarily suspended import orders.
Wood industry concern about stagnancy in export due to Covid-19 pandemic

Wood industry concern about stagnancy in export due to Covid-19 pandemic

Statistics by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development showed that only 7 percent of wood processing enterprises are still operating normally whereas 90 percent of them have had to temporarily halt operations or rotate part of workers' assigned jobs, creating a fracture in the whole chain.
Wood industry faces double trouble

Wood industry faces double trouble

The widespread Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in a serious disruption of the supply chains. Besides difficulties in the source of raw materials and export, Vietnam’s wood industry also faces double trouble – the possibility of being imposed anti-dumping tariffs on wood products exported to the US and South Korea.
Wood exports surge by 16 percent in Q1

Wood exports surge by 16 percent in Q1

According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, in the first quarter of this year, the export value of key forestry products reached about US$2.7 billion, an increase of 16 percent compared to the same period last year.
Wood processing at a company in My Phuoc Industrial Park in Binh Duong Province. (Photo: SGGP)

Binh Duong wood industry strives to overcome difficulties

The wood industry of Binh Duong Province accounts for up to 50 percent of the country’s total wood export value. In the past months, the Covid-19 pandemic has affected significantly the production and export of wood of enterprises in the province, forcing them to promote market expansion and online selling.
Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Ha Cong Tuan (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam leads Southeast Asian region in wood export to US

Vietnam is currently the largest hardwood exporter to the US in Southeast Asia with export proportion accounting for 77 percent of total hardwood exports of the region, heard at the Southeast Asia Convention held by the American Hardwood Export Council in Hanoi on June 25.
Vietnam earns $3.52 billion from wood exports

Vietnam earns $3.52 billion from wood exports

Vietnam posted $3.77 billion from export of wood, wooden products in the first seven months, according to the Vietnam Administration of Forestry under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.