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Austrian Wood Processing Factory opens in Laos

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10. August 2007

Two significant Austrian investments in "exotic" market Laos - local exotic woods will be processed into first class veneer incorporating European quality standards for export. market to Europe. 

The first Austrian wood processing plant was opened in Laos at the beginning of July. The intensive preparation work which laid the foundations for the successful Austrian investment in Thakek was conducted by the investors, the Austrian entrepreneur Werner Kubesch and his company EURASIA-VENEER, as well as a market reconnaissance trip by Austrian Trade in September last year. The company  EURASIA-VENEER Ltd . is a Joint-Venture by ASIA-TIMBER & ASIA-TRADE.NET and the Austrian company SOUKUP Holz & Furnierwerk GmbH.
Kubesch had already made a significant investment in Laos with a factory for wood processing machines in Vientiane, the capital of Laos. The goal of the company is primarily the conversion of local exotic woods into first class veneer incorporating European quality standards for export markets across the world. 

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