Brazil: Furniture exporters enjoy good start in Jan 2018
2018 started well Brazil’s furniture export sector, reaching US$41.7 million compared to US$37.5 million last year.
Amongst its three main markets, the United States, UK and Argentina, the Jan exports topped US$20 million (US$18.5 mil. in 2017), accounting for almost 48 per cent of all furniture exports.
Imports also rose in January imports—16 per cent, jumping from US$45.1 million last year to US$51.6 million this year.
Chinese exporters saw gains in market share, from 31 percent in January last year to almost 38 per cent in the first month of 2018.