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Brazil hardwood mouldings loses market share to China

14-09-2017
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

11-09-2017
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

04-09-2017
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, …

Editor’s pickEGGER announces plans for a green field project in USA

26-07-2017
Egger, North Carolina, USA

Michael Egger makes the announcement on the investment project in North Carolina A new wood-based materials plant by Egger will soon become a reality in Lexington, North Carolina, pouring approximately EUR 260 Mn into the local economy and creating 400 direct jobs. Construction is expected to begin by the end of 2018 and the first boards are …