American Hardwood Export Council at the International Furniture Fair Singapore

Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) Singapore paid a visit to the International Furniture Fair Singapore (IFFS), held March 9–12, 2017, where the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) manned a booth.

Displays surrounding AHEC’s booth echoed the theme: “Designed in Asia and made in Asia with American Hardwood.”  AHEC has worked with outstanding Asian furniture manufacturers throughout the years.

AHEC’s booth (left); FAS Singapore Regional Agricultural Attaché and AHEC Regional Director (right) (Source: FAS Singapore)

Singapore manufacturers have factories in Malaysia, Vietnam or China that churn out furniture created by Singaporean designers who especially like sustainable American black walnut and American white oak as well as tulip and ash for Singapore and overseas markets.

American Black Walnut (1st photo);   American White Oak (2nd); and American hardwood samples (3rd(Source:  FAS Singapore)