According to the General Department of Vietnam Customs, Vietnam’s wood and paper export turnover in 2022 is estimated at 16,928 billion USD, up 6.1% compared to 2021. In which, the export of wood and wood products is estimated at 15 $85 billion, up 7%.
The wood and paper industry of Vietnam has made a significant contribution to the development of the economy. In the current international integration context, experts believe that Vietnam’s wood and paper industry has a lot of room and potential for development, but it is also facing many difficulties and challenges.
In order to promote the development of the wood and paper industry, Vietnam organizes many exhibitions every year. Below are the upcoming wood and paper exhibitions in 2023 and 2024.
1. Vietnam Wood – Vietnam International Woodworking & Furniture Accessories, Hardware & Tools Exhibition
The 15th Vietnam Wood will take place on 4 days from Wed., 20.09.2023 to Sat., 23.09.2023 in SECC – Saigon Exhibition & Convention Center.
Vietnam Wood is supposed to gather various exhibitors presenting cutting-edge technologies, products and services divided into primary processing (machines for veneer and plywood processing), secondary processing (sawing, planing, forming, CNC, edge banding, finger jointing, drilling, doweling and polishing), tools, related equipment for surface finishing, auxiliaries, dusting, collecting and furniture hardware or accessories. Vietnam Wood is jointly organized by the Ministry of Industry & Trade, Vinexad National Trade Fair & Advertising J.S.C (VINEXAD) and Yorkers Trade & Marketing Service Co., Ltd. (YORKERS) and co-organized by the Handicraft and Wood Industry Association of Ho Chi Minh City (HAWA). It is the only exhibition endorsed by the European Federation of Woodworking Machinery Manufacturers (EUMABOIS) from the past two decades in Vietnam. Vietnam Wood aims to trigger intelligent automation and upgrade the Vietnamese furniture and wooden manufactures with smart supply chain solutions..
2. VIFA EXPO – The 15th Vietnam International Furniture & Home Accessories Fair
Continuing the success of the previous 14 fairs with the trust and companionship of hundreds of leading Vietnamese and foreign export exhibitors, VIFA EXPO 2024, organized by Lien Minh Company, will take place on the New Dates at New Venue.
With the time taking place from 26 February to 29 February 2024 at Sky Expo Center Hochiminh.
VIFA EXPO 2024 is the pioneer fair in Asia’s largest Furniture Fair chain 2024. Including prestigious names in the market such as VIFA EXPO (𝟮𝟲-𝟮𝟵/𝟮), IFEX Indonesia (29/2-03/3), MIFF Malaysia (01-04/3), EFE Malaysia (05-08/3), CIFF China (18-21/3 & 28-31/3).
3. HawaExpo – Hochiminh Export Furniture Fair
HawaExpo will be held from March 6 – 9, 2024 at Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center – SECC and from March 7 – 9, 2024 at World Trade Center Binh Duong.
HawaExpo 2024 will be the largest and only Export Furniture Fair in Vietnam, organized and linked to the March furniture trade shows of ASEAN countries and China. With a combined capacity of nearly 3,000 booths, twice the size compared to 2023, the trade fair will effectively cater to the exhibition needs of all businesses while significantly attracting international buyers through a well-executed marketing strategy, backed by a tripled budget compared to previous years.
4. Paper Vietnam Expo 2024