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May
2014

Red wood furniture is always popular in China

On May 12th this year, Agence France-Presse reported in an article entitled ‘China’s demand for luxury furniture kills a lot of red woods’, that the rapid expansion of the Chinese demand for luxury furniture was stimulating the illegal deforestation across the entire Southeast Asian region. London-based Environmental Investigation Agency recently also released a report, showing that Chinese demand for high-end furniture and red wood cultural renaissance was creating a problem for forests in Southeast Asia.

Compared with the special emphasis on design and workmanship in European furniture, the Chinese traditional luxury red wood furniture focus’s more on the material quality and rarity. The material of red wood is…

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