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The Finnish Honkarakenne delivers 2,500th house in Russia

The 2,500th Honka log home will soon be completed in Russia, providing a second home of 1,080 square metres for a family from St. Petersburg. Honkarakenne, currently preparing for its 60th anniversary, has been operating in the Russian market for more than 20 years... [more...]

Italian wood furniture consumption receives boost from national economy

According to the latest Eurostat data, EU wood furniture consumption increased 3% to Euro36.7 billion in 2016.... [more...]

Malaysia's furniture exports expected to grow in the upcoming years

At a recent meeting held here, the Malaysian National Export Council (NEC) signaled the importance of the furniture industry noting that furniture exports are expected to rise over the next few years... [more...]

SICAM 2017: An increasingly crucial event for the global furniture industry

The 9th edition of SICAM, the International Exhibition of Components, Accessories, and Semi-Finished Products for the Furniture Industry, ended with numbers growing further. The sector’s leading professionals from all over the globe were in attendance at Pordenone for four days.... [more...]

China accounts for 39% of the world's furniture production

The 100 countries covered in CSIL’s newly-released World Furniture Outlook 2017/2018 make up almost 90 per cent of world population and over 95 per cent of world GDP.... [more...]

DOMOTEX 2018 to bring an array of new highlights and features

DOMOTEX 2018 will sport an extensive line-up of new features with a new exhibition layout and hall restructuring that will make it a lot easier for visitors to navigate the show.... [more...]

Amazon enters retail market for large furniture

Amazon is building warehouses to be able to sell more large furniture items such as upholstered and ... [more...]

Intra-EU furniture trade continues to rise

Analysis of Eurostat trade data reveals that internal EU trade in wood furniture, which increased 4% to Euro16.2 billion in 2016, continued to rise in 2017... [more...]

World furniture production dominated by Top 200

Of the world’s 200 top furniture manufacturers, 40% are headquartered in the EU, 22% in North America, 31% in Asia Pacific, 2% in South America, and 2% in central Eastern Europe, Russia and Turkey... [more...]

Spain’s furniture exports at a much faster pace than imports

As Spain’s furniture exports continue to grow at a much faster pace than imports, the country’s trade deficit in the industry was reduced by 5.6% in the first half of the year... [more...]

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Domotex 2018 closes with record exhibitors and rising number of visitors

1,615 exhibitors with a booked area of ​​106,000 square meters and 45,000 trade visitors from more than 100 nations came to Hanover from 12 to 15 January for this year's Domotex.... [ more...]

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