Norwegian producers face woes

Carroll, Brian
November 2002
Furniture/Today;11/18/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p40
Trade Publication
Focuses on the challenges faced by the furniture industry in Norway. Shutdown of several manufacturers; Relocation of the production operation of Hjellegjerde; Results of high production costs, high taxes and strong currency.


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