IKEA will start its business in India in the second half of 2017, by opening a store in Hyderabad. The Swedish furniture retailer also plans to open other stores in Mumbai, Delhi-NCR and Bengaluru
In India, pre-laminated particleboard and MDF panels are finding a ready market as they are perceived as elegant and less expensive than plywood.
Indian plywood and particleboard manufacturers were slow to embrace overlay l
. He said India’s exports are no higher than those of the Philippines but could be much higher.
The government is resolved to increase production of bamboo to augment wood supplies for housing, furniture, panel products packaging etc