Balis exports of furniture up 41%

Balis exports of furniture rose 41 percent in value to US$4.88 million in June from US$3.47 million in May.

Year-on-year, the furniture export earning also rose sharply in June up 36.17 percent from US$3.59 million,” the Bali office of the Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS) said.

Head of the BPS office Adi Nugroho said furniture contributed 10.18 percent to the total export earning of US$48 million recorded by Bali in June.

“Bali export earning rose 15.34 percent from US$41.66 million in the previous month,” Adi said here.

The furniture including chairs, beds, cupboards, tables, and room partitions are generally made up of bamboo with rattan decorations, he said.

The sets of furniture were exported to the United States, France, Germany, the Netherlands , Japan and Australia.

Statues made of bamboo roots from the regencies of Bangli and Gianyar are also gaining market abroad, Adi said.

Source: Antara News