Online report features 10 export suppliers offering hanging ornaments, and wall-mount, tabletop, floor and outdoor decorations, plus details on product pricing and supply market trends

Philippines holiday decor

MANILA, PhilippinesThe Hinrich Foundation released the Philippines Sourcing Report: Holiday decor 2017 with the support of its partner in export development, Global Sources (NASDAQ: GSOL).

The online report offers import buyers websites of 10 verified exporter suppliers and profiles hanging, wall-mount, tabletop, floor and outdoor decorations. It also features an overview of the industry, new product features, price guides and export data. PDFs of each section are available to download for free online.

Report highlights handcrafted mixed-media designs

Philippine holiday decor suppliers are creating unique, handcrafted pieces through the combination of indigenous materials with synthetic inputs. Natural materials such as ferns, grasses, herbs, leaves, seeds, screwpines, shells, vines and wood are used together with metal, plastic, resin and fabric components in several products.

The adoption of environment-friendly manufacturing inputs is also a strong trend, with the latest releases including figurines and ball ornaments made from recycled paper. Some holiday decor suppliers use fabric scraps sourced from local textile producers for the clothing of their figurines.

Supplier are creating mixed-media ornaments not only for Christmas but also for occasions such as Valentine’s Day, Easter and Halloween.

Suppliers and products

Established in 2008, Fae Decor Crafts specializes in carved and cutout products. Its selection includes angel ornaments with handpainted wooden heads and bodies made of tin and wire.

Global Model Art Design, established in 2011, uses resin, tin, abaca, raffia, buri, natural vines, paper and shells in its designs. Among its products is a tabletop angel ornament made of plastic, metal and abaca fiber. The company also offers a witch ornament made of the same materials for Halloween.

Another supplier, RT Crafts Enterprise, offers Christmas lanterns and angel ornaments made of capiz shells. Established in 2005, the company also exports home decor, tableware, handbags, purses and gift items.

In addition to Fae Decor Crafts, Global Model Art Design and RT Crafts Enterprise, suppliers featured in the report are:

– Buyak Industries, Antipolo, Rizal: Sprays, wreathes and other holiday ornaments made of screwpines, shells and wood.

– Fabricraft Trading, Cainta, Rizal: Tabletop angel ornaments and Nativity scenes made of driftwood, metal and abaca; and hanging ornaments made of driftwood and shells.

– Greenflex International, Paco, Manila: Advent wreaths with pine cones and wrought iron candle holders; and wrought iron Christmas trees with capiz star tree toppers.

– Kardelle Industries, Quezon City, Metro Manila: Beaded tabletop and hanging ornaments.

– Klassy Collections and Designs, Pasig, Metro Manila: Christmas and Easter ornaments made of wood, buri, canvas and metal.

– Navidad Crafts Export, Muntinlupa City, Metro Manila: Christmas wreaths and angel ornaments made of galvanized iron sheets and capiz shells.

– RH Excelcrafts and Gen. Merchandise, Trece Martires, Cavite: Christmas and Halloween ornaments made of tin and galvanized iron.

The report further shows:

– Exports of festival, carnival and other entertainment articles under HS code 9505, which also covers holiday decor, reached approximately $27.2 million in 2016, up 6 percent from 2015.

– The US is the top export destination for Philippine holiday decor. In 2016, it accounted for 76 percent of exports in terms of value. The other major markets were Germany, Japan, Canada and Italy.

– Philippine holiday decor suppliers will be keeping quotes at current levels or capping increases at 10 percent in coming months.

Philippine Sourcing Report: Holiday decor 2017 is one of a series of online Sourcing Reports covering emerging Asia supply markets. A full version of the report can be viewed online here.

Sourcing from Philippines buyer’s guide

To help buyers new to Indonesia sourcing, the Hinrich Foundation has prepared a guide that provides an overview of the industries and products available.

Buyers will also learn how to find and evaluate reliable suppliers, available banking options, common methods of payment, shipping details and steps to avoid or settle trade disputes.

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