Interior

  • Corona Virus
  • September 16, 2020 10:02

Indonesia: wood exports fall, many furniture businesses close

The Chairman of the Indonesian Furniture and Craft Industry Association (HIMKI), Supriyadi, said the value of Indonesia’s exports of furniture and crafts will likely fall below US$1.2 billion by the end of this year and the downturn in exports is already having a major impact on companies, many of which have either stopped operating or cut production...... [more...]

  • Corona Virus
  • September 11, 2020 14:06

Indonesia: Furniture industry needs help to be ready for demand up-turn

Indonesian furniture manufacturers are optimistic that production will be back to normal by the end of the first quarter of 2021 but, because average production utilisation will be stuck at around 30%... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 09, 2020 12:10

Ingka Group to increase its sustainability investments by EUR 600 million

Ingka Group, IKEA’s parent company, is increasing the pace of investment to meet the retailer’s overall goal of becoming climate positive by 2030...... [more...]

  • Corona Virus
  • September 08, 2020 13:31

Stunning Vietnamese first half wood product exports

According to Vietnam Customs, at the end of June, wood and wood product (W&WP) export revenues amounted to US$4.903 billion, 4% up compared to the same period of 2019 and 22% higher than in May...... [more...]

  • Corona Virus
  • September 07, 2020 11:53

EU27 tropical imports from Indonesia better than expected in May and June

The fortunes of individual tropical supply countries also varied widely in the EU27 market during the lockdown period...... [more...]

  • Corona Virus
  • September 04, 2020 10:00

Indonesia: Furniture industry needs help to be ready for demand up-turn

Indonesian furniture manufacturers are optimistic that production will be back to normal by the end of the first quarter of 2021 but, because average production utilisation will be stuck at around 30%...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 01, 2020 15:10

Vietnam: EVFTA to boost wood exports to EU

The EU is one of the top 5 markets for wood and wood products (W&WP) exported from Vietnam. In 2019 the W&WP exports to the EU (then including the UK) was reported at US$865 million...... [more...]

  • Corona Virus
  • September 01, 2020 12:49

Malaysia: Exports of furniture did well in early part of the year

Malaysian furniture exports did surprisingly well over the first four months of the year despite the disruption of production and uncertainty in international markets...... [more...]

  • Corona Virus
  • September 01, 2020 10:33

Two Weeks to go for the 1st VIRTUAL Edition of Global WoodShow: 7 – 9 September, 2020

The first virtual edition of Global WoodShow is all set to take place from 7 – 9 September, 2020. Exhibitors and visitors will be able to avail an umpteen amount of benefits such as reduced participant cost, networking with elite industry experts, promotion of brand scope and portfolio digitally...... [more...]

  • Panels
  • September 01, 2020 09:23

Unilin invests 11 million euros in its Vielsalm site

In order to meet the steadily increasing demand for high-quality laminate floors, Unilin wants to increase production capacity at the Belgian plant in Vielsalm...... [more...]

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