Why is the italian furniture sector resilient to the global economic slow down?
Ahmad Fauzi Puasa (),
Jean-Marc Roda (),
Lim Hin Fui (),
Ismariah Ahmad and
Rohana Abd Rahman ()
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Ahmad Fauzi Puasa: Forest Research Institute Malaysia
Lim Hin Fui: Forest Research Institute Malaysia
Ismariah Ahmad: Forest Research Institute Malaysia
Rohana Abd Rahman: Forest Research Institute Malaysia
EAS Strategic Options, 2009, vol. 2009, issue 01, 1-2
The world is in global economic crisis where all exports and imports slow downed in the first two months of 2009. In Malaysia there was a 30% drop of Sarawak logs and timber products exports compared to the same period in 2008 (NST April 15, 2009). All the countries in the world witnessed a slow down of wood products exports. A notable exception is the Italian furniture sector which appears to be more resilient (ITTO MIS 16-30 April 2009).
Keywords: family business; design; furniture; economy; industry; wood; financial crisis (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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