March 6, 2014
Furniture production grows rapidly in Romania and Poland
Production value in the EU13 group of Eastern European countries increased 50% between 2002 and 2012. This region now accounts for 20% of total EU production value. Production growth has been particularly rapid in Poland, Romania, Lithuania and Slovakia, ITTO reported. Furniture production in this region has always been more export-oriented than in Western Europe. By combining 22 relatively cheap labour with proximity to European customers, furniture production in these countries has risen alongside the on-going process of EU eastern expansion and market integration. Poland is by far the leading ...
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