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China’s wooden furniture exports in 2018

25-07-2019
China, exports, wood furniture, 2018

The value of China’s wooden furniture exports was US$13.489 billion in 2018, a year on year decline of 2%, reported Global Wood. The US still is the main destination for China’s wooden furniture exports. The top 10 markets accounted for around 75% of all wooden furniture exports. China’s primary wooden furniture export markets …

U.S. import of wooden furniture catches up

25-07-2019
U.S. imports, 2018, wooden furniture

The volume of U.S. imports of wooden furniture grew by 17% in May, surging ahead of 2018 year to date for the first time this year. Imports from China, Vietnam, Malaysia and Mexico all rose by more than 10%. Year to date, imports from Vietnam and Malaysia are up 29% and 13% respectively, reported Global Wood. The results of the Smith Leonard …

Editor’s pickWood Awards 2018 shortlist: Ovo Furniture Range

19-11-2018
Wood Awards 2018 shortlist, Ovo Furniture Range

The range celebrates the age-old tradition of craftsmanship in everyday objects. Durability and careful detailing in the American black walnut and oak used have been combined with strong materiality to create a range that is tactile and generous. Fitting for both commercial and domestic spaces, the collection includes two variants of dining …

Editor’s pickWood Awards 2018 shortlist: Royal Academy of Music Theatre and Angela Burgess Recital Hall

09-11-2018
Wood Awards 2018 shortlist, Royal Academy of Music Theatre and Angela Burgess Recital Hall

Shortlisted in the Education & Public Sector of the Wood Awards 2018, the Royal Academy of Music Theatre and Angela Burgess Recital Hall. Capable of sitting 309, the Susie Sainsbury Theatre now forms the heart of the Academy. Made of American cherry and European oak and inspired by the curved shapes of string instruments, it has been …

Editor’s pickWood Awards 2018 shortlist: Storey’s Field Centre & Eddington Nursery

08-11-2018
Wood Awards 2018 shortlist, Storey’s Field Centre & Eddington Nursery

In the category of Commercial & Leisure, Storey’s Field Centre & Eddington Nursery, a 100-place nursery built of American white ash, European oak and Canadian western red cedar, is arranged around three sides of a landscaped courtyard. On the fourth side, is the civic scaled community centre including a 180-seat main hall. The …

Editor’s pickWood Awards 2018 shortlist: GYC#1

07-11-2018
Wood Awards 2018 shortlist, GYC#1

A collectors’ cabinet inspired by David Gates’ interest in industrial and agricultural architecture and infrastructure, GYC#1 is the first piece in the series to be finished completely in black and is closely related to the landscape of the Thames estuary. With various species used in its construction – American birds eye …

Canfor reports 2018 third quarter results

07-11-2018
Canfor, 2018, third quarter results

The Company reported operating income of CA$201.8 million (US$153.52 million) for the third quarter of 2018, down CA$80.3 million (US$61.1 million) from reported operating income of CA$282.1 million (US$214.6 million) for the second quarter of 2018. Reported results for the third quarter of 2018 included a net duty expense of CA$42.6 million …

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