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Slump in German furniture exports in April

Friday 11 July 2014

German furniture exports softened by 6.8 % in Aprilcompared with the same month last year, according to VDM. Exports of other seating (-13.2 %) and kitchen furniture (-10.7 %) even tumbled by double-digit amounts. Upholstered furniture shipments were down 5.7 %, while mattress exports slipped by 6.0 %. A slight decline in each case was reported for other furniture (-3.2 %), living room, dining room and bedroom furniture (-1.5 %) and shop furniture (-1.0 %). Office furniture was the only category to see an improvement in exports, rising 3.9 %. German furniture exports had already weakened by 4.9 % in March. The first four months of the year had thus ended with a combined 2.1 % downturn.

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