Interior

  • Sawmilling
  • November 23, 2017 09:01

Gabon okoume veneers gain a foothold in India

The Indian panel sector journal, Ply Reporter in its October issue, says okoume face veneer shipped from Gabon has gained a foothold in the Indian panel market... [more...]

  • Interior
  • November 17, 2017 09:52

Brazil: Furniture exports increase

Data from the Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade (MDIC) show the trend in furniture exports in the first nine months of this year in comparison with the same period of 2016... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • November 16, 2017 14:48

EIA: Illegal transports of rosewood logs from Nigeria to China

Over 1.4 million illegal rosewood logs from Nigeria, worth US$300 million, were illegally transported into China. According to the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), over US$1 million was paid to top Nigerian officials to release the wood stopped by Chinese authorities... [more...]

  • Interior
  • November 14, 2017 09:32

Magna ExpoMueblera reports high numbers of international exhibitors

Hannover Fairs México, the Mexican subsidiary of Deutsche Messe (based in Hannover, Germany) has reported a high rate of international exhibitor participation in Magna Expo Mueblera... [more...]

  • Interior
  • November 13, 2017 08:03

Chinese rattan furniture makers eye move to Indonesia

The future of the rattan craft industry in Cirebon, West Java, is threatened according to Zaenal Arifin from the Advisory Council of the Indonesian Furniture and Craft Association (HIMKI)... [more...]

Special Reports
  • Special Reports
  • November 10, 2017 15:21

Natural fibre-reinforced plastics: establishment and growth in niche markets

More than 30 compound companies produce over 80,000 tonnes of granulates with wood and natural fibres in Europe 2017 – new producers with major growth plans. World's largest conference and exhibition on biocomposites in December in Cologne (www.biocompositescc.com). ...... [more...]

  • Interior
  • November 10, 2017 11:41

First UK company fined for breach of EU Timber Regulation

Designer furniture retailer Lombok has become the first business to be fined for breaching regulations introduced in 2013 to prohibit the importing and sale of illegally harvested timber. On 25 October 2017 at Westminster Magistrates Court ...... [more...]

  • Interior
  • November 10, 2017 10:38

Japan: furniture import values relatively flat in August 2017

In August, there was little in the Japanese furniture import data to suggest the downward trend has come to an end. Month on month import values were flat for wooden bedroom furniture, down for wooden office furniture and up moderately for wooden kitchen furniture. It should be remembered that August is holiday season in Japan so... [more...]

  • Panels
  • November 08, 2017 14:27

US flooring imports steady

US hardwood flooring imports declined in August to US$4.0 million, but year-to-date imports are up 19% from August last year.... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • November 08, 2017 11:26

The 20th edition of DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR is coming back 20-22 of March 2018 stronger than ever

The Shanghai New International Expo Center will be the meeting point amongst flooring professionals once more during this anniversary edition of DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR that celebrates 20 years... [more...]

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