TITLE

Manufacturers' tsunami fears unfounded

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Cabinet Maker;1/7/2005, Issue 5420, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that furniture manufacturers and retailers have avoided supply problems following the Indian Ocean tsunami which claimed as many as 150,000 lives. Steve Brunt, sales director at freight agent Locher Evers International opined the wave missed all of South East Asia's major shipping ports. Major centers of furniture manufacturing in the region escaped unscathed, as they are located away from the areas hit by the tsunami. Fears that retailers sourcing direct from Indonesia might have been affected by the disaster, were also unfounded.
ACCESSION #
15797802

 

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