Bamboo box Vietnam – Round shape
1. Current status of bamboo forest in Vietnam
Vietnam is country located in the center of the distribution of bamboo, so very rich and diverse species. In Vietnam there are 216 species of bamboo in 25 genera and possibly up to 250 species and total area of bamboo forest, including natural and plantation forests, including pure and mixed forest. 1.5 million hectares (table 01 below). Of these, more than 1.4 million hectares are natural forests, including nearly 800,000 hectares of pure forest and more than 600,000 hectares of mixed forest. The plantation area is nearly 74 thousand hectares, mainly growing species such as: Luong; Green peafowl, Bat Dien bamboo and some bamboo shoots.
2. Current status of the number of rattan processing establishments
According to statistical data of bamboo and rattan industry in the early years of the 21st century, there are 2,017 trade villages with many production types such as households, production groups, cooperatives, cooperatives, Private businesses … In which, craft villages using bamboo, rattan, bamboo rattan (the most commonly known are bamboo rattan) are the largest ones with 713 distribution units in all regions of the country. table 03), accounting for 24% of total handicraft villages, attracting about 350,000 workers.
According to a survey of JICA project from 2002 to 2003, the profession of paper making from bamboo has been associated with Vietnamese culture since about 1,000 years ago, although nowadays industrial paper has developed and used There are still 8 traditional paper-making villages, accounting for 0.3% of the total number of villages. Some localities still maintain the paper making villages such as Bac Ninh, Thai Binh and Thanh Hoa. In addition, there are some yellow paper production bases from bamboo such as Yen Bai, Lao Cai, Cao Bang, Bac Kan, Thai Nguyen.
According to the statistics of the Forest Inventory and Planning Institute in 2011, there are 186 enterprises, 55 handicraft villages and 517 households involved in processing NTFP products (Table 04). Products used bamboo rattan material such as tables, chairs, beds, Bamboo Box, shelves, trays, chopsticks, basket, blinds, mats, … not to mention the large-scale processing of paper and pulp.
3. Market situation of bamboo and rattan products
Before the renovation period, the market in general and NTFP market in Vietnam in particular was very small and fragmented, mainly domestic consumption market and some socialist countries. Since the renovation process, especially after 1995, the developed market economy, the market has been extended to the countries of the capital block, which is the driving force for expansion of production and export. Vietnam’s agricultural commodities market has expanded and has attracted many countries around the world, including NTFPs. Currently, NTFPs and NTFPs of Vietnam have been exported to more than 120 countries and territories around the world. According to incomplete statistics, in the last 10 years, the export turnover of NTFPs and NTFPs has increased rapidly to 2008 and decreased in 2010-2011 (2003: USD 154 million, 2004: USD 198 million). 2007: $ 219 million, 2008: $ 250 million, 2011: $ 200 million). Some big and stable markets with Vietnam’s rattan and bamboo products include Japan, Germany, Taiwan, France, USA, UK, Spain, Italy, Holland, Belgium, Canada. , Russia, Sweden, Australia, …
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