TITLE

Imports fall 6% in 2008

AUTHOR(S)
Russell, Thomas
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;5/18/2009, Vol. 33 Issue 36, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the decline of the U.S. furniture imports by 6% in 2008 because of the impact of the global financial crisis on the spending behavior of the U.S. consumers. It also notes that the shipments among domestic furniture producers fell by 12.3% based on the report of the accounting and consulting firm Smith Leonard PLLC. It examines the performances of the nation's top overseas sources in which China stayed as the largest source. INSET: Top imports.
ACCESSION #
40312202

 

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