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Wood products trade in Guangdong sees robust activity

24-01-2018
ITTO, Guangdong, wood products, furniture

Imports Log shipments into Guangdong Province rose 11 per cent to 34.67 million cubic metres between January and Nov 2017. Sawnwood imports were 8.51 million cubic metres, up 21 per cent over the same period in 2016. MDF imports dropped 13 per cent to 72,500 cubic metres. Particleboard imports amounted to 194,700 cubic metres, a year-on-year …

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 …

Huizhou City furniture exports climb 17%

09-06-2017
Huizhou, Guangdong, China, furniture, exports, market

Furniture coming out of Huizhou City in Guangdong province climbed 17 per cent to US$133 Mn in 2016, according to Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau. Wooden furniture exports from Huizhou City have been going up annually for the past seven years. According to available statistics, the export value of wooden furniture manufactured in …

Manufacturers in China hit by labour shortage

18-07-2016
labour shortage, guangdong, china

The decline in labour pool in China has made it hard for the labour-intensive wood product manufactureres to secure workers. In 2012, the government had alerted labour intensive industries in China that the pool of young workers was declining rapidly and would continue to do so. Currently, even with an offer of RMB 4,000 to RMB 5,000 a month, …

Plywood output grows by more than 20% in Guangdong, China

08-07-2016
Guangdong, China, plywood

Between January and May 2016, plywood output in Guangdong province, China increased by around 30% to 1.38 million m3. And in May alobe, plywood output grew by over 20% to 254,300 m3, ITTO reported. Thte rapid expansion, attributed by analysts, was the result of the efforts by the government to stimulate sales of the huge housing …

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