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EGGER breaks ground in North Carolina, heralds a new chapter in USA

Egger, USA

EGGER broke ground on its North American corporate offices in North Carolina’s Davidson County. The office building, which is scheduled for completion in early 2019, will house EGGER’s North American future office staff. This building also lays the groundwork for future plant operations, which includes an ultramodern particleboard …

Brazil hardwood mouldings loses market share to China

China, USA, hardwood mouldings, exports

Shipments of Chinese mouldings to US were worth US$6.2 Mn, up 27 per cent year-to-date from June last year, while imports from most countries declined in June with the largest drop in imports from Brazil. Brazil’s shipments fell one-third to US$2.4 million. Imports from Malaysia fell to just over US$0.5 Mn in June. Imports from China …

Guangdong furniture companies thrive as sales increase

Guangdong, furniture, exports, china, USA

Guangdong, generally known as the manufacturing home ground of the world, raked in a total income of RMB100.5 Bn in the first half of 2017, a year-on-year increase of 15 per cent, according to Guangdong Furniture Association. Wooden furniture dominate production, accounting for 56 per cent of the total. Income from this product segment was …

June furniture exports to US well above 2016 levels despite slight dip

ITTO, USA, furniture, exports

America consumed less wooden furniture in June, buying about US$1.61 Bn worth. However year-to-date imports remain well above June 2016 levels (+10 per cent). Year-to-date imports from all major supplier countries were up in the first half of 2017, compared to the same period in 2016. Furniture imports from China, Mexico and Europe grew in June, …