Patterns change but deficit remains
- KILLING OFF US FURNITURE. // New Zealand Forest Industries;Jul2002, Vol. 33 Issue 7, p8
Reports on the status of the U.S. furniture industry. Imports from low-cost and weak-currency producing countries; Impact of trade globalization and the U.S. dollar on the industry; Furniture purchased by American consumers; Trade deficit in furniture.
- Furniture manufacturers: the future is in your hands. // Cabinet Maker;11/16/2001, Issue 5263, p6
Focuses on the problems within the furniture manufacturing industry in Great Britain. Increase in trade deficit over imported furniture; Fragmentation of business between companies with less than 1-million pounds turnover; Efforts to promote the industry.
- WOOD FURNITURE IMPORTS GROW 7.8% IN Q1. Christianson, Rich // Wood & Wood Products;Aug2006, Vol. 111 Issue 9, p17
The article reports on the 7.8 percent increased of wood furniture imports in the U.S. for the first quarter of 2006. On the other hand, trade deficit has climbed to about 7.4 percent which is about $4.015 billion. China posted a 21.1 percent increase making the country the largest source nation...
- Getting Real: Who's Afraid of the Trade Deficit? Some Aren't. Harbatkin, Lisa // Wood Digest;Mar2005, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p22
Reports on the outlook of the woodworking industry in the U.S. Challenges faced by the wood resource suppliers and secondary manufacturers in holding their market share of the domestic market following the increasing bulk of imports and shifting distribution channels; Loss of domestic...
- A WORLD OF EXPORT OPPORTUNITIES. // Wood & Wood Products;May2005, Vol. 110 Issue 6, p11
Focuses on the status of wood household furniture trade deficit in the U.S. Total trade deficit incurred by the country; List of countries with notable amount of surpluses; Analysis on the value of imports in comparison with exports.
- U.S. exports jump 14%. Carroll, Brian // Furniture/Today;5/10/2004, Vol. 28 Issue 35, p28
Reports on the increase in furniture exports in the United States. Trade deficit; Percentage of increase in the import of U.S.-made furniture; Total furniture imports of Mexico; Export of U.S.-made furniture in China.
- EU nations make less furniture, import more in '02. Carroll, Brian // Furniture/Today;1/27/2003, Vol. 27 Issue 21, p14
Reports on the decline of furniture and cabinet production in European Union countries for the year 2002. Reduction of exportation; Amount of trade deficits; Breakdown of furniture production per country.
- Furniture trend deficit tops $3 billion for first time. Adams, Larry // Wood & Wood Products;Apr95, Vol. 100 Issue 5, p12
Reports on the furniture trade deficit in the United States for 1994. Total exports for 1994; Growth of furniture imports to the United States.
- Furniture Trade Deficit Tops $11 billion. Landgraf, Greg // Wood & Wood Products;Mar2003, Vol. 108 Issue 3, p18
Reports on the increase of furniture trade deficits in the United States in 2002. Percentage increase of imports; Percentage decline of furniture exports; Growth of imports in China by more than 50%.