Latin connections

March 2008
Furniture/Today;3/10/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 27, p16
Trade Publication
The article reports on the challenges and opportunities facing Latin American producers looking to export furniture in the U.S. According to the author, Latin American producers are putting more design detail and value into their products to counter fierce competition from China and currency pressures. The author adds that producers are putting more emphasis on craftsmanship and construction and introducing products that use sustainable woods, reclaimed materials and other eco-friendly elements.


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