Posted on :Wednesday , 2nd September 2020
In Kenya, the demand for furniture is increasing at 10 per cent per year, plywood mills consume 15 per cent of the industrial wood available for furniture and manufacture plywood, MDF, particleboard, blockboard and veneer.
These mills are mainly sold to the formal industry and use pine and cypress as raw materials, with knots and wood structure limiting the visual quali. . .
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. . .
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. . .