The furniture industry in Singapore
AbstractThe furniture industry in Singapore may not appear significant in the international context, and in the region it is surpassed by several countries like Indonesia, Vietnam and Malaysia. Yet Singaporean firms play an important role as investors in those countries, which proved central to the development of the local furniture industry. The market research The furniture industry in Singapore offers a comprehensive picture of the furniture sector in Singapore, providing data on furniture production and furniture consumption, furniture imports and exports. Factors determining the demand for furniture are examined, as well as furniture distribution system and furniture supply structure. The construction industry is also considered. Short profiles are provided for the main Singaporean furniture manufacturers. Singaporean furniture imports and exports are broken down by country and product (office furniture, kitchen furniture, upholstered furniture, non-upholstered seats, bedroom furniture, seats parts and parts of furniture). The wood and forestry sector is also considered: production, imports, exports and consumption data are provided for the main semi-finished wood products (sawnwood, wood-based panels). Data on woodworking machinery imports and exports by main partner countries are included.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Centre for Industrial Studies (CSIL) in its series CSIL reports with number W05SG.
Length: 57 pages
Date of creation: Feb 2009
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