Furniture expos to take place next year locally and abroad

A Series of exhibitions to display Myanmar’s furniture products are planned to take place next year at home and abroad for the purpose of seeking new business opportunities for Myanmar’s wood-based furniture products. Organized by the Myanmar Rattan and Bamboo Entrepreneurs Association, value-added furniture will be displayed for sale at trade events not only in […]

Myanmar Rosewood Stolen to Feed China’s Elite Furniture Craze

Myanmar’s precious rosewood tree species are heading for imminent commercial extinction at the hands of China’s multi-billion dollar rosewood furniture boom, an environmental conservation group said. The illegal trade in rosewood species is driven by the expanding wealthy elites in China and their desire for the high-end Ming and Qing dynasty reproduction furniture collectively known […]

Myanmar’s rosewoods in crisis as Chinese imports rise 6 fold in 3 years

Myanmar’s precious rosewood tree species are heading for imminent commercial extinction at the hands of China’s multi-billion dollar rosewood furniture boom. The illegal trade in rosewood species is driven by the expanding wealthy elites in China and their desire for the high-end Ming and Qing dynasty reproduction furniture collectively known as ‘hongmu’. In the briefing […]