Originally published in the April 13th, 2018 issue of Furniture Today
Furniture imports grew 2.5% last year, far below the upper-single and low double-digit growth seen in other recent years, but an uptick from the meager growth seen in 2016. Shipments from overseas manufacturers to the U.S. market last year totaled $24.7 billion, up from $24.1 billion in 2016.
About the data:
Furniture Today’s 2018 Imports/Exports report presents calendar year 2017 and 2016 shipments data. The figures are coded according to the Harmonized Tariff Schedule and made available to Furniture Today by the U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. International Trade Commission and the U.S. Customs Service.