Besides plywood, MDF boards are one of the most popular materials available. Because they are strong and cost-effective, they are an excellent choice for making furniture.
That’s the reason why importing MDF will be a great decision. If you are looking for an ideal country to import these commodities, look no further than Vietnam.
MDF stands for Medium-density fibreboard, which is an engineered wood made by breaking the remains of hardwood or softwood into wood fibers, combining it with wax and a resin binder, and forming panels by applying high temperature and pressure.
Hardwood Forest → Log Yard → Debarking → Chipping → Chip Wash→ Defibrator → Wax and Resin Added → Pre Press → Press → Sanding → Cut to sizes → Packaging and Exporting.
According to the Vietnam Timber and Forest Products Association, Vietnam’s MDF exports have developed rapidly. Currently, Viet Nam's exports represent 0.5% of world exports for this product, placing it thirty-first in the world when it comes to MDF exports. The export of these commodities reached value exported in 2021 is US$67.625 million for the Vietnamese MDF. There are about 72 countries and territories consuming Vietnamese MDF wood, but exports are mainly concentrated in 5 countries, including Korea, the USA, Saudi Arabia, Indonesia, and Taipei... Together, these five countries account for over 90% of the total export volume and turnover from Vietnam in 2021.
With rich forest resources, Vietnam is one of the famous countries that manufacture MDF. The core of MDF is made from Hardwood like Acacia, Rubber,... instead of softwood ones. That’s the reason why Vietnamese MDF is more strong and more durable than it's in other countries.
Vietnamese MDF possesses many great advantages such as having the smooth flat surface of wooden planks and good moisture resistance and sound insulation. With this wooden plank, you can apply a coating or paint in many colors to the wood surface. MDF has a very high aesthetic diversity, luxurious surface, and good scratch resistance. Not only that, this wood line also has good moisture resistance, and can make kitchen cabinets, wardrobes, or furniture in wet areas.
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HS code of MDF (Medium Density Fiberboard) is in subheadings 4411 and has an export tax of 0%.
There are some FTAs that bring favorable conditions for the export of MDF from Vietnam to other foreign countries like EVFTA, AFTA, VKFTA, and CPTPP,...
Regarding sea transportation, Vietnam has the advantage of chartering ships with reasonable rates and fast shipping speed.
When carrying out export procedures, phytosanitary and fumigation are essential for wood materials products. And when doing export procedures, you need to submit additional documents to the customs about the original documents with some markets. Therefore, proving your products are legal is one of the essential things to exporting products made from wood.
Documents for export procedures, including:
Fomex Group is one of the leading Plywood and MDF manufacturers & exporters in Vietnam. Here is the reason you should choose us when you need to import MDF boards:
With 13 years of experience in exporting these products to the Middle East, Europe, Japan, Malaysia, Korea, and Thailand,...we are willing to support and accompany our beloved partners import MDF from Vietnam.