International Trade – Wood Markets News

December 11, 2017

Japan’s imports of wooden office furniture up 5% in September

Japan’s imports of wooden office furniture are small compared to the value of wooden bedroom and kitchen furniture imports, as ITTO reported.Year-on-year, the value of September imports of wooden office furniture was little changed for levels in August and imports have been sustained at a very consi...
December 7, 2017

Japan’s imports of wooden kitchen furniture up 24% in September

The value of Japan’s imports of wooden kitchen furniture has been steadily rising since July. Year-on-year, September imports were up 24%, but compared to levels in August they were down 12%, as ITTO reported.Despite the seemingly sharp increase in September imports of wooden kitchen furniture, ship...
November 29, 2017

Japan’s wooden windows imports down 11% in January-September

The trend in Japan’s imports of wooden windows in the first three quarters of 2016 and 2017 was quite different and overall, the value of imports for the first nine months of 2017 was down 11% from a year earlier, as ITTO reported.A rise in the value of wooden window imports in September 2017 revers...
November 29, 2017

Japan’s wooden doors imports down 9.5% in January-September

Japan’s 2017 first three quarter imports of wooden doors were down 9.5% year-on-year. 1Q 2017 imports crashed after the 2016 year end surge but recovered steadily throughout 2017 apart from the dip in the value of imports in April, as ITTO reported.Year-on-year, September imports of wooden doors wer...
November 27, 2017

Brazil's furniture imports down 14% in January- September

From January to September 2017 Brazil's furniture exports amounted to $456.9 million against $432.1 million in 2016, as ITTO reported.Looking ahead, the Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade expects total exports for 2017 to be around $660 million. Brazilian contribution to the global ...
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