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Japan’s wooden bedroom furniture imports rose 6%
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Japan’s wooden bedroom furniture imports rose 6%

TOKYO: Japan’s three top suppliers of wooden bedroom furniture (China, Vietnam and Thailand) saw a decline in the value of shipments to Japan in April compared to levels in March, as ITTO reported.

Shipments from the top supplier, China, fell almost 15%, shipments from Vietnam were down 22% while shipments from Thailand dropped just over 30%. The overall decline for all wooden bedroom furniture from March to April was 18%.

However, overall year-on-year imports of wooden bedroom furniture rose 6% from 2016.