NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Forecast report on the furnishings sector in Italy in 2013-2015 http://www.reportlinker.com/p01054316/Forecast-report-on-the-furnishings-sector-in- Italy-in-2013-2015.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Furniture_Manufacturing Summary: Highlights of this Report The Forecast Report on the furnishing sector in Italy in 2013-2015 provides the preliminary results for 2012 and the forecasts for 2013-2015 in production, furniture consumption, furniture imports and exports, prices, competitiveness and foreign demand for the furniture sector. In addition to the analysis and forecasts of the Italian furniture and furnishing sector, the report contains the results of a research project on the internationalization of companies in the furniture sector. The aim of this research has been to identify development opportunities for Italian furniture industry companies, describing growing markets, the strengths and weaknesses, threats and opportunities of current and future internationalization strategies. This project involved a sample of the sector's companies to which it was administered a questionnaire aimed to deepen these topics. The research outlines the winning features of exporting furniture companies , provides a framework of internationalization strategies implemented by Italian companies and maps destination markets, assessing the degree of attractiveness The forecasts for the trend are based on the econometric model, carried out by CSIL analysts, which employs more than 800 three-month historical series present in CSIL database, the scenarios prepared by the major European and international statistics and economic analysis institutes, and all the information on the sector gathered by CSIL by means of periodical interviews to companies, operators, retailers and consumers. CSIL Forecast Report provides an updated and detailed picture of the furniture sector and the related outlook by highlighting the possible risk elements as well as the possibilities for the future. In particular, CSIL Forecast Report becomes a necessary tool when preparing a budget and its periodical revisions, when defining business strategies, controlling price policy, monitoring the market general trends and when it comes to make decisions on foreign markets.