After making gains last year, EU wood furniture imports from tropical countries and China fell in the first 6 months of 2018. EU imports from tropical countries decreased 2% to €940 million, while imports from China fell nearly 10% to €1.46 billion. In recent years China’s competitiveness in the EU wood furniture market has been impeded as prices have risen on the back of growing domestic demand and new laws for pollution control pollution in China. EU furniture importers also continue to question the variable quality of product imported from China and some have ...
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