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  • East African wood processing market prospects remain dominant

    Posted on :Friday , 24th July 2020

    As per the study, Eastern African economies purchase annually USD 1.2 billion in furniture, 22 percent of which is imported. As development is driven by increasing urban populations and purchasing power, growth prospects are favourable, and Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania, and Uganda are likely to remain the dominant markets for furniture. Kenya is the main furniture market in eastern Africa. It is a. . .


    Posted on :Tuesday , 25th June 2019

    04 - 06 July 2019 | Kenyatta International Convention Centre | Nairobi | Kenya 

    Dated: 10th June, 2019

    After consecutive successes the 6th AFRIWOOD AFRICA is back from the 04th – 06th July 2019 at KICC, Nairobi in Kenya. Held concurrently with the 22nd Buildexpo 2019, the event shares the stage, opening up to greater number of visitors from a wide industry base. Afric. . .

  • Africa wood coating industry is on the rise due to the increase in the residential property market

    Posted on :Wednesday , 29th May 2019

    After the successful implementation of many housing projects, investors are curious about the upcoming demand trends on wood coating market. A recent report by two consultancy firms clearly indicates how the growth of the residential property is booming the demand for wood protection products in Africa. Increase in urban population is creating huge demand for wood protection products such as pa. . .


    Posted on :Wednesday , 24th April 2019

    Driven by booming construction and furniture markets Africas industrial wood demand expected grow over the next two decades 

    Africa’s 2030 industrial wood demand will be met by imports, given the dwindling natural forest resources and constrained plantation forestry . Local production is increasing, but not nearly fast enough hence the region is growing into a $ 50 billion an. . .

  • Housing Construction Boom to Drive Kenyan Wood Coatings Market

    Posted on :Monday , 22nd April 2019

    As Kenya revives the stalled plans for the construction of two million additional housing units there is growing optimism in the future across the country's urban areas with the first 500,000 housing units expected by 2022. In addition to the increasing expansion the units are a part for the country's education sector to accommodate the increasing student population, this coul. . .


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