Its so bad, even imports dipped in latest quarter

Epperson, Jerry
September 2007
Furniture/Today;9/24/2007, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p76
Trade Publication
The author reflects on issues related to imports of furniture during the second quarter of 2007 in the U.S. He commented that imports are not performing well, with domestic wood furniture shipments dropped 8.6 percent and wood furniture imports from China declined 11.6 percent. He added that Canadian wood furniture imports also fell 12.6 percent and there were weak shipments from Malaysia, Italy, Mexico, and Thailand. However, he said, domestic bedding shipments increased 5.5 percent.


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