US wooden furniture imports down 22%

US wooden furniture imports fell 22% in March to US$1.08 billion, but imports from most countries grew. The [...]

IKEA plans to develop a much simpler and functional furniture

IKEA wants to create a much simpler and functional generation of furniture, as to bring greater comfort in the life [...]

IKEA proposes the Indian goverment to open cluster in Kandla port

IKEA has recently asked India’s government to allow the furniture company to develop a cluster near the Kandla port [...]

Indonesian timber to get free EU access by the end of the year

The first licensed Indonesian timber shipments to the EU will happen at the end of 2016, even if the country [...]

Myanmar to stop teak wood production

Myanmar will stop teak wood production and reduce logging of hardwood this year due to severe deforestation, official media reported [...]

LIGNA Conference: The woodworking community on its way to Industry 4.0

On 3 and 4 Mai 2016 the first LIGNA Conference was held in the Robotation Academy at the Hannover Exhibition [...]

IKEA to open second store in India

IKEA Group has recently bought land in Mumbai, India’s financial capital, to build a 37,000 m2 store. This [...]

10.2% turnover increase for the German furniture industry

The German furniture industry’s turnover reached a 10.2% increase in February 2016, compared to the same month of [...]

Vietnam’s share in US wooden furniture imports tops 20%

The value of US wooden furniture imported in February was almost unchanged from the previous month at US$1.39 [...]

US: Demand for decorative laminates forecast to go up by 2.5%

Demand for decorative laminates in the US is forecast to increase 2.5 percent per year to 11.6 billion [...]