AFA WORLDWIDE NEWS
Growing Global Links
The Australian Furniture Association also internationally known as The Australasian Furnishing Association is continuing to grow its global reach and the AFA’s commitment to a clear global focus quality, high standards and safe Australian furnishing products and...
$27.4 billion confirmed furniture industry contribution to Australian economy
The Australasian Furnishing Association (AFA) is recognised as the peak industry association for the furnishing sector supply chain in Australia. Collectively the industry employs more than 250,000 Australians directly and up to 500,000 indirectly. With an estimated value of $27.4 billion, the furnishing industry is an important contributor to the economic well-being and wealth of the nation.
How the Federal Election will affect the Australian Furniture Industry
In this one hour briefing learn how the Federal Election results will impact on your business and how you can influence future legislation, regulation, government procurement, supply chain issues and barriers to trade.
Reserve Bank of Australia increase cash rate by 50 basis points to 1.35 per cent
Global inflation is high. It is being boosted by COVID-related disruptions to supply chains, the war in Ukraine and strong demand which is putting pressure on productive capacity.
Round Two Export Market Development Grants Program Open 6 July 2022
To prepare for the opening of Round Two, Austrade has updated the EMDG web pages to provide detailed information about the Grants.
How will the future of retail impact on vertically integrated furniture businesses?
For the furniture manufacturing sector the retail industry is a barometer and catalyst for constant change. But what will happen in 2022 and future years to come?
NO. YOU ARE NOT A MEMBER.
But we’d love to have you. More and more, the AFA receives calls on a whole range of topics, but mostly from stakeholders seeking help or advice, usually related to a business crisis. Increasingly the caller has assumed they are an AFA Member, when they are not. What...
The Sexiest Jobs Going
The fastest growing industry in Australia is said to be the ‘lifestyle’ sector. Lifestyle media. Lifestyle design. Lifestyle communities. Lifestyle Products. Internet surfing or Instagram swiping has become the norm with the range of amazing products and design...