TITLE

Import growth slows to 2% in '07

AUTHOR(S)
Russell, Thomas
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;5/5/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 34, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the decreased dollars from furniture imports in the U.S. It is stated that imports increased only by 2% in 2007 to $24 billion which was claimed as a slow down from gains of 6% in 2006. The slowdown in the economy caused some Chinese manufacturers to shift an emphasis to Europe, the Middle East and the domestic China market. Moreover, wood furniture imports declined by 1% to $4.8 billion and mattress shipments decreased by 7% to $521.2 million.
ACCESSION #
32066110

 

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