APMR: Romania exports over one billion euro worth of furniture

APMR: Romania exports over one billion euro worth of furniture


APMR: Romania exports over one billion euro worth of furniture, in first 8 months of Romania' s furniture exports totalled 1.080 billion euros in the first 8 months of 2013, increasing 14.9 percent from the same period of 2012, when they amounted to 940 million euros, according to the data released by the Association of Furniture Producers of Romania (APMR).


Imports stood at over 250 million euros, increasing 10.6 percent from 2012, when they accounted for 226.4 million euros.

Most of the furniture pieces were exported to Germany, totalling 243.79 million euros, followed by France, with 141.003 million euros, and Italy, with a total export value of 104.067 million euros.

The exports to the Russian Federation totalled 29.606 million euros and those to the United States, 18.388 million euros.

By types of furniture pieces, the furniture producers exported chairs worth 650.480 million euros and another type of furniture accounting for over 409.331 million euros.