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Significant increase in US wooden furniture imports

US wooden furniture imports grew 11% in May to US$1.63 billion. Year-to-date imports were up 10 [...]

Spain’s furniture industry grew by 5.9% in 2016

With a turnover of 4.227 million euros, furniture production in Spain has recorded a 5.9% increase in 2016 [...]

The EU timber license might help Indonesian small-scale furniture exporters access global markets

Once that Indonesia started issuing FLEGT (Forest, Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade) licenses in November 2016, timber exports may enter [...]

US wooden furniture imports growing again

Following a decline in wooden furniture imports in March, US imports grew 18% in April to US$1.47 billion [...]

Flat-lining EU imports of wood furniture from the tropics

The EU imported wood furniture with total value of €459.1 million from tropical countries in the first three months [...]

Japan-an emerging market for the Italian furniture

Designer furniture is one of the four “Made in Italy” industrial sectors, along with mechatronics, automotives and aerospace, which the [...]

Malaysian government bans rubberwood exports

Starting the 1st of July, the export of rubberwood from Malaysia was banned, as to address the shortage of the [...]

Malaysia: Original furniture designs could generate higher returns

According to statistics from the Malaysia Timber Industry Board (MTIB), exports of major wood products in 2016 were worth RM [...]

Huge Chinese investments in Gabon’s timber industry

Yihua Enterprise (Group) Co Ltd announced that is going to expand its  business in Africa with a $1 billion investment [...]

Italy’s wood and furniture sector continued to recover during Q1/2017

The Italian wood and furniture sector has flourished during 2017, when more than 79,000 companies spread out across the [...]