• Interior
  • August 15, 2018 09:47

Furniture Council – a bright future for Malaysian manufacturers

Malaysia is one of the world’s top 10 furniture exporters. The global furniture market is expected to grow between 3% and 5% in the next five years... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • August 06, 2018 12:33

Brazilian wood-based product exports increased by 23% in June

In June 2018 the total value of Brazilian exports of woodbased products (except pulp and paper) increased by 23% compared to June 2017 ... [more...]

Special Reports
  • Special Reports
  • August 03, 2018 20:01

China prepares to hit US hardwood & softwood exports with 25% tariff

The Chinese government threatened on Friday 3rd of August 2018 to put tariffs on 60 billion USD of imports from the US if the Trump administration imposes its own new levies on Chinese goods. Check in this article the full list of wood products under threat from tariffs...... [more...]

  • Interior
  • July 31, 2018 10:22

Japan: wooden office furniture imports down in April

In Japan, the rising trend in wooden office furniture imports observed since Q3 2017 came to an end in April 2018... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • July 27, 2018 09:30

EGGER Group continues to grow

The wood-based material manufacturer recorded EUR 2.68 billion sales and EUR 445.8 million EBITDA for the 2017/2018 financial year. At the annual press conference held on 26th July 2018 at the headquarters in St. Johann in Tirol, the EGGER Group presented ...... [more...]

  • Panels
  • July 26, 2018 08:12

EBRD supports expansion of IKEA's partner VMG in Belarus

The European bank for reconstruction and development (EBRD) is supporting the development of one of the key sectors of the Belarusian economy, wood-processing, with a seven-year loan of up to €50 million to the particleboard and furniture producer VMG Industry FLLC... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • July 25, 2018 10:23

Rougier divests subsidiaries in Cameroon and Central African Republic to Sodinaf

The Rougier Group is announcing the sale of its forest and industrial activities in Cameroon and the Central African Republic. In connection with Rougier Afrique International's court-ordered receivership proceedings, Poitiers Commercial Court authorized, during its hearing on ...... [more...]

  • Panels
  • July 25, 2018 08:53

LEUCO repeatedly receives the "German Brand Award"

The precision tool manufacturer from Horb has received the German Brand Award in the category "Industry Excellence in Branding" for the third year in a row. This year with the addition "Special Mention". As part of a gala event on June 21 ...... [more...]

  • Interior
  • July 23, 2018 07:35

US the main export market for Indonesian furniture

Abdul Sobur, Secretary General of Association of Indonesian Furniture and Handicraft Industry, said exports recorded good growth in the first half of this year and the main market for Indonesian furniture and handicraft was the US... [more...]

  • Interior
  • July 11, 2018 08:24

Austrian furniture industry: + 6.2% export and + 5.9% production in Q1/2018

For the first quarter of 2018, the Austrian furniture industry reports production growth of 5.9% (excluding furniture parts), according to preliminary figures. The strongest growth was seen in store furniture with a plus of 29%, followed by office furniture (+ 8.1%) and kitchen furniture (+ 7.2%). ... [more...]

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