The Handicraft and Wood Industry Association of HCM City holds its eighth congress in HCM City on September 18 to review its activities in the 2016-2019 period and make plans for 2020-2023. (Photo courtesy of HAWA)

Handicraft, wood industry sets bar high

The Handicraft and Wood Industry Association (HAWA) of Ho Chi Minh City said it plans several measures to add value to Vietnam’s handicrafts and wood products, help its members further penetrate the global supply chain and enable Vietnam to become a leading producer and exporter of quality, branded and reputed furniture and forestry products.