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Improving demand for wood furniture throughout the EU

Of the EU member states, the UK remains by far the largest single importer of wood furniture from outside the [...]

Malaysian HeveaBoard invests in particleboard and furniture production

Malaysian HeveaBoard, manufacturer of particleboard and modular furniture under the HeveaPac brand, plans investments for the 2016 financial year of [...]

EU furniture imports dominated by China

After a rather patchy development between 2009 and 2013, when signs of growth were always immediately followed by renewed weakness [...]

China: Wood products exports rise slightly in 2015

The total value of China’s forest product exports in 2015 rose 4% to US$75.3 billion. Of the [...]

RONA shareholders approve to be taken over by Lowe’s

In February 2016, Lowe’s Companies, the world’s second-largest home improvement retail chain, have agreed to acquire RONA [...]

Substantial EU trade surplus in wooden furniture

EU countries imported wood furniture worth €5.78 billion from outside the EU in 2015, 13% more than in 2014 [...]

Peru: Sawnwood exports fall on low deliveries to China

2015 export data released by Peru's Association of Exporters (ADEX) shows that at US$151.31 million (FOB) there [...]

Value of EU exports of wood products at all time record in 2015

The relative weakness of EU currencies, combined with a strong focus on reducing costs and improving efficiency in the European [...]

Malaysia: Optimistic outlook for timber exports in 2016

Despite many global changes, the Malaysian Timber Council (MTC) hopes that Malaysia will be able to keep growing timber production [...]

2015 a good year for American furniture manufacturers and retailers

In US, 2015 ended with a 4% increase in new furniture orders over 2014, according to the Smith Leonhard industry [...]