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“Source locally” a key theme of European wooden furniture manufacturers

There seems to be a growing preference in the EU market to ‘source local’, particularly in the design and specifier [...]

EU Commission decides to investigate IKEA’s Dutch tax rulings

The European Commission published on the 27th of March the nonconfidential version of its decision to open a formal investigation [...]

EU domestic furniture sector recovery and growth

The biggest shift in the EU furniture sector in recent years has come in the degree of market self-sufficiency [...]

China’s furniture imports at a record high

According to the China National Furniture Association the value of China’s furniture imports in 2017 rose 16% to US [...]

Forte expands particleboard production in Poland

One of the largest European furniture manufacturers Fabryki Mebli “Forte” S.A. is ramping-up production at its new particleboard [...]

Rise in US wooden furniture imports from Indonesia and India

US wooden furniture imports grew 1% in January to US$1.69 billion. Imports were 6% higher than in January [...]

Vietnam’s wood industry faces shortage in raw materials

Vietnam’s wood industry faces a quandary as bright export growth prospects are clouded by difficulties in finding necessary raw [...]

Overview of EU wood products imports in 2017

The value EU imports of sawnwood (including softwoods and hardwoods) was unchanged in 2017, at Euro 3.2 billion, ending [...]

Strong growth in US wooden furniture imports from Vietnam and India

The U.S. imported US$18.5 billion worth of wooden furniture in 2017, 11% more than in 2016. Imports [...]

EU wood products exports at record level; imports continue recovery in 2017

In 2017, the EU exported wood products with a total value of Euro 21.8 billion, 5% more than in [...]