Bamboo Tree "blooms" of $ 200 million


Bamboo infidelity through the village where the cover talented hands of handicraft artisans reach out far 120 countries and territories around the world. Export turnover averaged $ 200 million / year. 
According to statistics, there are about 30 enterprises engaged in processing, production of rattan exports in the four provinces of Thanh Hoa, Nghe An, Hoa Binh and Phu Tho. The main export markets for the group of rattan items, rugs, lacquer Vietnam Germany, America, Japan, France, Spain and Taiwan. 
However, only a few enterprises (companies) can be exported directly to importers and distributors overseas, such as private businesses Dinh Trieu Duong Thanh Phu JSC ... with all kinds of products such as bamboo baskets, bamboo chopsticks, bamboo toothpicks, bamboo skewer into the markets Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, USA, South Korea. 

In summary conference "The production and trade of green organizations and the UN taken to increase income and create employment opportunities for the rural poor" (called the JP program) has be held in Hanoi, Mr. Rene Van Berkel - Head of cleaner production and sustainable development of industrial organization of the United Nations, said: "green Economy is the approach to sustainable development by reducing emissions and pollution, increase efficiency of resource use and improving access to energy, food, water, sanitation and other services. Also green growth to promote growth and economic development while maintaining the natural assets continue to provide the resources and environmental services essential for our life. "
According to the report, the total initial budget of 4.1 million dollars, starting from 3/2/2010 and 6/2013 has just ended in March, the program has supported 4,800 JP poor manufacturing handicrafts technology and materials in Vietnam. 5 JP focusing on the value chain in 25 communes in four provinces of Thanh Hoa, Nghe An, Hoa Binh and Phu Tho. With rattan products, sedge, mulberry silk, paint and lacquer, Rice paper. With the objective of pro-poor value chains and sustainable green environment, helping the poor material growers, buyers, producers for them to improve their products and connect more effectively with market school. 
According to calculations, the manufacturer will support programs JP income from 31.1 million VND / household / year to 50.1 million VND / household / year. Accordingly, income from handicraft group contributed 23% to the household income. The increase in revenue also varies considerably between different value chains. For example, income from craft production team also increased quite clear to people reeling, the Rice paper and bamboo and rattan and seagrass planting group. 
Share of export experience, Ms. Nguyen Thi Hien, staff Sales Co., Ltd. Bamboo Jade Beans Exports, Henan Province, said: "The Company has strong supply of rattan products to the European market European and American market. However, due to the world economic downturn, the company clearly affected. 
2012 total revenue of the company reached $ 3 million, but expected, the company's revenue this year will not be like last year. Items strengths is the company's kitchen products, such as bowls, chopsticks, bamboo baskets, trash bags ... made from rattan and bamboo. The secret "retain" customers of this company is always improving our designs and designs and ensure timely delivery. "
The experts recommended that the competent authorities should urgently implement guidance issued Decision No. 11 dated 18/2/2011 of the Prime Minister on policies to encourage the development of bamboo and rattan, budget allocation and human resources to continue to provide technical support for the handicraft sector; special attention to building brand and handicraft industries, handicrafts and construction support geographical indication registered for fine art and material areas.