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India's increased import duty an issue for Ikea

17-03-2020
Indian, import duties, furniture, IKEA

In the latest budget the Indian government increased import duties on furniture from the present 20% to 25%, a move aimed at supporting domestic SME furniture makers, reported ITTO. It has been reported that an executive of Ikea, which has stores in India, met with the government to explain the increase will impact its business which is centred …

Editor’s pickAmerica's first hardwood CLT project launches in Indiana

15-01-2018
NHLA, Indiana, US, CLT

Story by NHLA; Editing by Panels & Furniture Asia In an effort to enhance awareness around using wood as an innovative building material, The United States Forest Service awarded Boston-based architectural firm, IKD, $250,000 to fund the construction of the first hardwood cross laminated timber (CLT) project in the United States. The Indiana …

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