• 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...]

  • 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...]

  • 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...]

  • Interior
  • June 07, 2018 12:00

IKEA to expand into Peru, Chile and Colombia

IKEA is ready to expand into South America with outlets planned in three countries including Peru. To ensure the success of this expansion Ikea will partner with the Chilean retailer Falabella... [more...]

  • Special Reports
  • May 07, 2018 10:17

Salone del Mobile 2018: China National Furniture Association on 2017 furniture industry results

On April 18, 2018, the CSIL World Furniture Outlook seminar took place at the Salone del Mobile furniture fair in Milan. During this meeting eight qualified speakers from different countries provided market insights to an audience. One of the speakers represented China. Linda Tu, Vice Secretary General of CNFA (China National Furniture Association) provided figures on the Chinese furniture industry... [more...]

  • Interior
  • May 02, 2018 07:57

Embracing technological change boosts EU furniture sector productivity

There was plenty of tropical wood furniture to be found at the first two big European furniture exhibitions of 2018 – the IMM interiors fair in Cologne, Germany (IMMCologne)... [more...]

  • Interior
  • April 23, 2018 08:58

China’s furniture imports up by 16% in 2017

According to the China National Furniture Association the value of China’s furniture imports in 2017 rose 16% to US$3.052 billion, a record high for the past ten years... [more...]

  • Interior
  • February 16, 2018 10:31

Sales of the German furniture industry declined slightly in 2017

The German furniture industry achieved an almost stable sales development in 2017. Although sales fell by 0.6% to € 17.9 billion last year... [more...]

  • Interior
  • January 29, 2018 11:52

EU imports of furniture from tropical countries rising in 2017

In the first nine months of 2017, EU imports increased from all four leading tropical supply countries; rising by 3% from Vietnam to euro567 millio... [more...]

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