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 [...]

EU wood products imports jump to highest level since financial crisis

The total value of EU imports of wood products was euro17.20 billion in 2015, 12% more than in 2014 [...]

China International Furniture Fair expects 3,800 exhibitors

The world-leading China International Furniture Fair (CIFF) (Guangzhou) will open at China Import and Export Fair Complex (Pazhou Complex [...]
March 15, 2016 Daily News / Furniture / China / Global

IKEA set to open first store in Morocco

After months of diplomatic difficulties between Morocco and the Swedish government, IKEA will finally open its first store in the [...]

Indonesian furniture association won’t support EUTR anymore

The Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) process in Indonesia is threatened with possible failure at the last hurdle [...]

Global paper and forest products industry outlook stable, says Moody’s

The outlook for the global paper and forest products industry is stable, says Moody's Investors Service. The ratings agency [...]

IKEA opens first store in India; expects growth higher than in China

IKEA will start its business in India in the second half of 2017, by opening a store in Hyderabad. The [...]

Strong increase in US wooden furniture imports from Malaysia and Vietnam

US furniture imports grew faster in 2015 than in the two previous years. Wooden furniture imports were worth US$16 [...]