Federlegno Arredo The Italian Federation of Wood and Furniture Industry congresses was held in Pesaro Pesaro, the port city of north-central Italy. During the conference FederlegnoArredo announced the latest figures of the Italian wood and furniture industry. In 2017, the sales volume of the Italian wood and furniture industry reached 41.5 billion euros, an increase of 2.2% compared to the same period in 2016, accounting for 5% of Italy's GDP, and the number of employees in the industry reached 320,000.
The data provided by Federlegno Arredo also confirmed the strong export situation of the Italian wood and furniture industry in 2017, with exports amounting to 16.3 billion euros. Emanuele Orsini, Chairman of FederlegnoArredo, said: “The active involvement of a large number of companies in the industry has ensured the smoothness of the dialogue and exchange between the Italian wood and furniture industry companies. We need to grow in real harmony in a concerted and unanimous manner, and to refresh ourselves in the industry. Status and drive the development of the Italian economy.Now we have issued an appeal to all relevant agencies and companies. Please continue to implement effective industrial policies based on our proposal to promote the further development of the Italian wood and furniture industry.