To steadily meet the demand for clear home uncooked supplies, the VNFOREST plans to situation a certificates of sustainable forest administration, mentioned Bui Chinh Nghia, Vice Basic Director of the Vietnam Administration of Forestry (VNFOREST) below the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Growth.
The administration will work intently with the Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) to speed up the popularity of the nationwide forest certification system and hyperlink with the PEFC forest certification.
It’s reported that the realm of the newly-planted forest has up to now reached 108,258 ha, accounting for 41.6 p.c of the plan and that of the entire yr is predicted to hit 260,000 ha, assembly the yr’s goal.
As many as 109 forest fires and 1,329 forest-related violations have been recorded within the first six months of the yr. The broken forest space was 1,210 ha, a lower of 53 p.c in contrast with the identical interval final yr. Of which, 283 ha have been broken by forest fires and 672 ha as a result of unlawful deforestation.
The administration will strengthen the forest safety and administration to fulfill the goal of lowering the variety of violations by 10 p.c and the broken forest space by 20 p.c in contrast with final yr’s figures.
It’s forecast that the full export turnover of wooden and forestry merchandise for the entire yr will attain US$15.5 billion, a year-on-year enhance of 17 p.c, Nghia mentioned.
The export worth of wooden and forestry merchandise within the first six months of this yr was estimated at $8.71 billion, up 61.6 p.c in comparison with the identical interval final yr, the convention heard.
Wooden processing enterprises continued to push up the export of merchandise with excessive added worth corresponding to kitchen cabinets and furnishings, Nghia mentioned, including that these are additionally merchandise which have achieved an awesome development price of 40 p.c.
Whereas appreciating the nice outcomes gained by the VNFOREST over the previous six months, Doanh mentioned it mustn’t relaxation on its laurels because the business has been dealing with challenges from the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic and pure disasters. Commerce limitations would straight have an effect on export actions, he added.
Thus, the deputy minister demanded the administration to construct eventualities for the forest business to deal with rising challenges.