DUBAI — Wood and wood-based furniture and household accessories products is expected to get a solid boost from $2.4 trillion (AED8.8 trillion) worth of construction activities at a time hundreds of exhibitors from all over the world showcase the latest products and innovation at the Dubai WoodShow at the Dubai World Trade Centre on March 12-14, 2018.

Research shows that 70 per cent of the timber and wood products are used in construction industry while the rest are used in real estate, interiors, furniture and other industrial applications.

The statistics reflect a growing demand for wood products in the region, primarily driven by the overall economic growth as well as the growth in the region’s Dh8.8 trillion worth of construction activities.