The 31st China (Guangzhou) International Furniture Fair was opening yesterday (March 18, 2013) in Pazhou Hall, there are more than 1,000 exhibitor attend this furniture fair, China furniture manufacturers are mainly from Guangdong Province and Zhejiang Province, exhibitors out of China are mainly from USA, Germany, Italy, France etc, more than 20 countries and regions, most of the foreign exhibitors are furniture wholesalers or furniture retailers.
There are two stages in the 31st China (Guangzhou) International Furniture Fair (CIFF 2013), the first stage lasts from March 18th to March 21st, main products are home furniture, outdoor furniture, home decoration and fabrics under the theme “Big Home”, the second stage lasts from March 27th to March 30th, it is “Office Environment Exhibition”. The total show scale is 880,000 square meters, about 4,500 exhibitors. According to Yanhua Wang, the vice-president of China Foreign Trade Center, the scale of home contemporary furniture and children & kids furniture is increasing by 50% comparing to last year, the home decoration and fabric is 10%.
Some brand furniture companies from USA, UK, Italy and Germany are all take aim to the great potential China furniture market, Mercedes-Benz is showing with its furniture products, this is the first time that Mercedes attends CIFF, the furniture from Benz is simple in Shape, and most of the material is from car industrial, that’s really cool when Mercedes-Benz furniture and car are together. Sorry we can’t publish any photos here because there is a big warning.
China furniture industrial is still developing rapidly recent years while toy, shoe, clothes exporting are difficult in China. China furniture manufacturers with a fair scale had completed $90.32 billion gross industrial output in 2012, an increase of 17.02% over the same period of previous year. The total amount of China furniture export is $49.96 billion in 2012, an increase of 28.52% over the same period of previous year. The China International Furniture Fair contributes a lot to the rapid developing of China furniture industrial.
There are lots of China furniture manufacturers locates in Guangdong Province, Foshan (Shunde) Furniture, Dongguan Furniture, Guangzhou Furniture are well known by many furniture buyers all over the world. China International Furniture Fair (CIFF) is regarding one of the most important furniture fairs in China.