Friday, July 12, 2013

UBM Asia to jointly launch Indonesian expo

News this week: UBM Asia will launch a furniture expo in Indonesia with the Indonesia Furniture Association (AMKRI) in 2014. The exhibition, named Indonesia International Furniture Exposition (IFEX), will be held in the two key venues in Jakarta.

IFEX will be held at the Jakarta International Expo (JI Expo) from 11th to 14th March and at Jakarta Convention Centre (JCC) from 12th to 15th March. The Ministry of Trade and the Ministry of Industry will support the event. The exhibition will showcase a variety of furniture types.

Christopher Eve, Senior Vice President of UBM Asia said, “Indonesia has a vast furniture industry and it is ready to further expand its already substantial export potential. Indonesia’s strengths lay in its manufacturers’ high level of craftsmanship, manufacturing capacity and traditional as well as modern designs. We are proud to partner with the AMKRI, Ministry of Trade and Ministry of Industry to create higher business platforms, opportunities and visibility to the Indonesian furniture industry.”

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