Mauro Spinelli (CSIL partner) speaker at Global Office Furniture Outlook
During the third edition of GOFO (Global Office Furniture Outlook) held on March 29, 2014 at CIFF Office Show in Guangzhou-China, Mauro Spinelli gave an overview of the office furniture market worldwide.
According to CSIL estimates the world trade of office furniture reached US$ 8.3 billion in 2013 and it is expected to increase to US$ 8.4 billion in 2014.
The main exporting countries are: China, Germany, Canada, Italy, the United States and Sweden. In particular China increased its share from 9% in 2003 to 34% in 2012.
The market outlook is for continuing recession in Western Europe and growth in all other regions, particularly in North America and Asia.
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