Sweden gets ready to send more softwood lumber to Vietnam

The Swedish sawmill industry, gathered under the name Swedish Wood, participated in the Vietnam Wood fair in Ho Chi Minh [...]

Chinese rattan furniture makers eye move to Indonesia

The future of the rattan craft industry in Cirebon, West Java, is threatened according to Zaenal Arifin from the Advisory [...]

China: Guangdong province the first largest furniture output

According to a 2017 report ‘China’s Wood Furniture Output’ published by the China Business and Industry Academy, in the [...]

8,000 companies present at this year’s SICAM

The 9th edition of SICAM, the International Exhibition of Components, Accessories, and Semi-Finished Products for the Furniture Industry, ended [...]

IKEA’s sales jump 3.8%

Furniture giant IKEA has recently reported increased full year sales and announced that it now owns more wind turbines than [...]

Economic stimulus in Italy behind rise in EU furniture consumption

According to the latest Eurostat data, EU wood furniture consumption increased 3% to Euro36.7 billion in 2016.   [...]

Polish furniture exports up by 7.7%

During the first half of 2017, Polish furniture exports rose by 7.7%, to 1.72 million tonnes, as compared [...]

Chinese company to build office furniture component plant in Michigan

A Chinese office furniture manufacturer has announced an investment of US$4.9 million in Michigan to build a new [...]

Biggest gains in EU imports of wooden furniture are from temperate countries

After slipping back last year, EU wood furniture imports from tropical countries and China recovered some lost ground in the [...]

‘Top 200’ account for nearly a quarter of world furniture production

Of the world’s 200 top furniture manufacturers, 40% are headquartered in the EU, 22% in North America, 31% in [...]