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  • Shanghai Mobile Exhibition

Italy-China furniture trend

The flow of Italian furniture to China amounts to 233 million euros (source Federlegno), which has undoubtedly grown in recent years at a significant pace, ensuring that Italy ranks first at the end of 2014 as an exporter country towards China. China. The Belpaese is therefore the first furniture partner of China, with a market share equal to 15 # 37 of the total Chinese imports (1,537 million euros). Analyzing the individual product categories, Italy boasts an undisputed leadership in ' exports of upholstery, bedrooms and decorative lighting and a marked growth trend in kitchens. In general, Italian companies in the furniture sector are leaders in exports to China for 70 # 37 of furniture products. The data is also confirmed in the latest elaborations of the Centro Studi Federlegno Arredo Eventi on Istat data, according to which between January and September 2015 the Italian furniture companies exported 19 # 37 more than the same period last year, bringing the estimate to end of the year at 270 million euros. The medium-term forecasts are optimistic: by 2019 the sales of Italian furniture in China will grow by 40 # 37.

  • Salone del Mobile 2015 in Shanghai

Shanghai, the new capital of Italian furniture

On the strength of these results, here is the advent of a Salone del Mobile… in Shanghai (in the first photo, the presentation conference). The first edition of the Salone del Mobile.Shanghai will take place in the Chinese metropolis from 19 to 21 November 2016 at the Shanghai Exhibition Center, a very prestigious location that hosts high-level cultural and artistic events and a landmark of the city. The debut of the Salone del Mobile.Shanghai represents the fundamental step in Federlegno Arredo Eventi's strategy in the development of the Chinese furniture market, which, after a phase of analysis and scouting, has materialized in the last two years with a series of activities and services to facilitate the entry and consolidation of Italian companies in the sector.