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Exploring Rattan

In 2015, the Philippines was the world’s fifth largest exporter of bamboo and rattan products (considering the EU as a whole), with a total export value of USD 34 million. The Philippines’ main bamboo and rattan product export categories in 2015 were rattan basketwork (worth about USD 11.55 million), bamboo and rattan seats (USD 9.41 million), and rattan raw materials (at USD 5.95 million). [UN COMTRADE Database]
Exploring Rattan

Exporting Bamboo

The Philippines is the fifth largest bamboo exporter in the world, tailingVietnam. The three bamboo exporters are China, EU and Indonesia. The country’s bamboo-based furniture industry has a growth rate […]