25.09.2018 - Bangladesh-Wood-International-Expo-2018

After highly successful maiden edition, the third edition of BANGLADESH WOOD will be held between 12-14 July 2018. 

After highly successful maiden edition, the third edition of BANGLADESH WOOD will be held between 12-14 July 2018. Visited by the stakeholders of the first edition of the evoked positive interaction between exhibitors and visitors. Large Scale Presence of International Companies Represented in Woodworking Machinery, Furniture Hardware, Fitting & Fixtures, Panels & Plywood, Powertools, Particle Boards, Wood Composites and Coatings.

The country's furniture sector is expanding both locally and globally. "In the 90's the sector has been moved to machanized production." oriented industries. Since then furniture business has begun to grow with modern machinery, innovative designs and use of diverse materials.

Furniture industry of Bangladesh is shifting its focuses from teak to raw materials, including hardware, timber coating materials, hardware & accessories and fabrics. Exports have jumped by 253 per cent during the last five years. The demand has been rising in the international markets, especially in the US and the EU.

At present about 41,560 enterprises and nearly two-lakh skilled and semi-skilled people are engaged in this sector. The Bangladesh Furniture Export Association (BFEA) and the Bangladesh Furniture Industries Owners Association (BFIOA) are actively working on the potential of this sector. Bangladesh Furniture Export Association (BFEA) has 12 members. The government of Bangladesh has declared the furniture industry as a 'Thrust Sector'. Apart from the large export-oriented enterprises, there is a number of furniture clusters in Dhaka at Badda, Sutrapur and Mirpur areas. A number of large companies have factories in Savar and Gazipur areas.

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