Dec 24, 2010. /Lesprom Network/. The approaching holiday season in Europe and the US has resulted in increased demand and orders for furniture from the city of Surakarta in Central Java, Indonesia, ITTO reported.
Improvement in orders began in October this year for deliveries to be made before December 2010. It is estimated that orders for the period from October to November 2010 increased by 20% over the period from January to September 2010.
In the past, some 50 furniture manufacturers in Surakarta shipped an average of 400 containers of furniture to the EU and US annually.
Sri Mulyani, the major furniture manufacturer in Surakarta noted that orders for desks and tables are also coming from Australia and Italy. Orders have been increasing since September this year.