Istanbul Trade Fairs Announces IMOB 2010 - Istanbul Furniture Fair February 02 - 06

Jan 11, 2010, 10:00 ET from Istanbul Trade Fairs

ISTANBUL, January 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Istanbul Trade Fairs are pleased to announce IMOB 2010- Istanbul Furniture Fair - the trade fair where the latest trends and products in the furniture sector will be introduced. The fair is set to be organized at CNR EXPO between February 02-06, 2010.

As a commercial centre in the region Turkey bridges 36 countries with a total population of 830 million. Turkey plays a vital role as a host country for millions of businesses in the EurAsia region.

Turkey's furniture exports have had an upward trend in recent years from US $ 137,5 million in 1999 to roughly US $ 1,331 million in 2008. This is mainly due to improvements in capacity, quality and design.

The export figure for 2008 was US $ 1,331 million, representing an increase of 29 % on the previous year. Main export products were: car seats, sofa beds, wooden bedroom, dining room and living room furniture.

In 2008, Turkey exported furniture to 160 countries worldwide. The main markets for furniture exports were Germany, Iraq, France, Iran, Greece and the United Kingdom. In recent years, Turkish furniture companies have established showrooms in an increasing number of these countries. Contracting is a major sector of Turkey's exported services and many companies have undertaken construction work abroad for housing complexes, tourism projects, hospitals and health centre projects, most of which were decorated with Turkish furniture.

Turkish furniture is designed and made from the highest quality materials to ensure comfort, performance and attractive appearance for a long life. Different styles are produced such as classical, traditional and contemporary. With designers and architects combined with a flexible production capacity, the Turkish furniture industry can satisfy most of the requirements of individual markets worldwide.

Turkey is among the most promising furniture suppliers in the world.

IMOB 2010- Istanbul Furniture Fair will be organized with the close cooperation of Turkish Furniture Manufacturers Association to achieve the expectations of the import and export targets of exhibitors and visitors. With more than 400 exhibitors and 50,000 visitors on 120,000 sqm exhibition ground, IMOB 2010 will feature the finest home furniture, interior design products and many others.

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SOURCE Istanbul Trade Fairs