Delegation of the US Embassy in Vietnam works with Wood Industry Associations

On the morning of October 28, 2022 at HAWA Office, Mr. Nguyen Quoc Khanh – Chairman of HAWA, Mr. Nguyen Van Liem – Chairman of BIFA and representatives of HAWA Executive Committee welcomed and worked with the delegation of the US Embassy in Vietnam. The delegation included Mr. Rafph Bean – Agricultural Counselor, Mr. Benjamin […]

Introducing Vietnam Furniture Industry and HawaExpo at The World Furniture Forum

The World Furniture Forum, a concurrent online event with the 2022 Annual General Meeting of World Furniture Confederation (WFC) on October 26th, is hosted by the Council of Asia Furniture Association. Under the theme of “Industrial Transformation, Future Advancement”, the Forum creates an opportunity to analyze the status quo and explore potential possibilities. More than […]

New export strategy for wood aims to “surpass the peak” of USD 14 billion

The wood industry’s objective of 16 billion USD is in jeopardy as a result of a precipitous drop in export orders. Finding the growth trajectory In the first eight months of the year, Vietnam exported 11 billion USD of wood and wood products, up 6.2% over the same period in 2021. However, according to a […]


To promote the key wood & handicraft industry in the eyes of customers and international partners, it is necessary to have one or more large-scale export fairs with diverse product offerings, professional organization and hospitality, contributing to the development and marketing of “Made in Vietnam” furniture. With the consent and authorization of the Executive Committee […]

More doors are opening for the furniture industry to enter global markets.

Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Industry and Trade will coordinate with the Handicraft and Wood Industry Association of Ho Chi Minh City (HAWA) to establish a steering committee and organize the HCMC Furniture Export Fair 2023 (HawaExpo 2023). This is a continuation of the nearly 15-year-long close cooperation between HAWA and the Department of […]