Business is booming for Indonesian furniture makers despite global supply chain disruption

Workers assembling furniture components at an Integra Group factory in Lamongan, East Java. PHOTO: INTEGRA GROUP
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DENPASAR - 2021 is shaping up to be a bittersweet year for East Java-based furniture exporter, Mr Arifin.

Bitter because the 42-year-old's company Sasana Antik has consignments of cabinets, tables and other furnishings bound for European customers worth about US$500,000 (S$676,000) languishing in his warehouses.

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