TITLE

PIERS report: Imports drop over past 2 years

AUTHOR(S)
Russell, Thomas
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;1/14/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 19, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the report conducted by the PIERS Global Intelligence Solutions which reveals that there is a decrease in the furniture imports in the U.S. Such report stresses that the decrease comes from the sagging U.S. dollar. It also emphasizes that furniture imports reach an annual rate of 2.1 million twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) between 2005 and 2006. The report also reveals that PIERS sees furniture exports to grow at 3% from the weakened dollar.
ACCESSION #
28450137

 

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