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  • September 19, 2014 10:21

    IKEA plans to invest EUR 2 billion in Russia by 2020

    Swedish furniture retailer IKEA plans to invest around EUR 2 billion by 2020 in new and existing mega shopping malls in Rusia, reaffirming long-term expansion plans for the country despite an economic downturn... [more...]

  • September 17, 2014 15:22

    Higher prices forecast for softwood mouldings in United States

    In 2013, US consumption of pine and other softwood mouldings increased by 12% according to a market study. The US market for softwood mouldings is largely driven by new home construction and home repair and remodelling. For 2014, the market study forecasts a... [more...]

  • September 16, 2014 15:17

    IKEA inaugurates Poland's largest sawmill

    Swedish furniture giant IKEA on Tuesday opened Poland's largest sawmill in the south eastern city of Stalowa Wola. Its processing capacity is of 400,000 m3 of logs per year, and the lumber produced will be mainly used... [more...]

  • September 12, 2014 15:50

    Japan: Trends in office, kitchen and bedroom furniture imports

    Japan's imports of bedroom furniture increased in July reversing the downward trend for the past two months. Demand for imported kitchen furniture has improved slightly but was capped by the weak housing starts. Imports of office furniture have settled back into the steady and unchanged levels seen before the peak just before the consumption tax increase in April this year... [more...]

  • September 12, 2014 10:11

    Vietnam's wood products exports continue to rise

    In the first seven months of the year, Vietnam exported US$ 5,7 billion worth of wood and furniture products, according to statistics issued by the Vietnamese General Department of Customs. From the bulk, exports of furniture grew by 18,4% year-on-year, up to US$ 2,3 billion, while exports of wood products rose by... [more...]

  • September 11, 2014 09:39

    Steinhoff targets IKEA's dominance in Europe

    Steinhoff Int. Holdings Ltd. plans to further expand in Europe after rising sales on the continent helped increase full-year profit by 38%... [more...]

  • September 09, 2014 13:17

    China boosts IKEA's sales

    The Swedish giant, IKEA, on Tuesday reported a 3 percent rise in full-year sales, driven by a growing Chinese demand... [more...]

  • September 04, 2014 08:27

    BIFE-SIM – All about Shapes & new Technologies in Romania

    BIFE-SIM 2014 – the international trade fair for furniture, equipment and accessories – will bring together, at Romexpo Exhibition Centre in Bucharest, a variety of local and foreign companies willing to please their visitors through a rich collection of furniture, wooden products, accessories and interior decorations, alongside the newest manufacturing technologies – machineries, equipment and accessories – all the essential ingredients for the progress of the furniture sector. [more...]

  • September 02, 2014 05:52

    Brazil: Wood products export jump 12.2%

    In July 2014, wood product exports (except pulp and paper) increased 12.2% in terms of value compared to July 2013, from US$204.0 million to US$228.9 million... [more...]

  • August 27, 2014 09:11

    China: Redwood furniture prices climbing

    According to the well-known domestic „redwood‟ furniture manufacturer, Liantianhong current tariffs on redwood furniture account for 20% of production costs. Because of this prices for redwood furniture have risen by between 5%-10% since the beginning of August... [more...]