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Origin fraud threatens duties on Vietnamese wood, seafood exports to US

Vietnam’s wood and seafood exports could be the next to attract U.S. tariffs if it fails to prevent goods origin fraud, experts have warned.

Tropical forest the size of England destroyed in 2018: report

Last year humanity destroyed an expanse of tropical forest nearly the size of England, the fourth largest decline since global satellite data become available in 2001, researchers reported Thursday.

Vietnamese authorities probe illegal logging in world-famous national park

Police have launched an investigation into the illegal logging and spiriting away of dozens of rare trees in a central province national park.
April 11, 2019 | 10:04 am GMT+7

Vietnam sets ambitious $20 billion wood export target for 2025

Vietnam sees wood and wood works as a spearhead industry, earning export revenues of $18-20 billion by 2025.
August 11, 2018 | 09:00 am GMT+7

Vietnamese steel, wood firms might gain from US-China trade war

However, experts warn that the US could mete out the same treatment to Vietnam at some point.
June 19, 2018 | 02:00 pm GMT+7

Made-in-Vietnam woodwork conquering international premium markets

Vietnamese woodwork is making a mark worldwide, from furniture in five star resorts to first class flights.
May 24, 2018 | 04:39 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese furniture makers hit by dwindling timber supplies

Valuable wood that could be used by local carpenters is being shipped overseas.
January 24, 2017 | 07:28 pm GMT+7
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