ISTANBUL

Turkey, which made $3.5 billion furniture exports last year, is preparing to open two furniture malls in the U.S. and Dubai in coming months.

While the country’s furniture sector continues its existence in the global market in terms of exports, it aims to create a global brand and permanent sales channel abroad.

Koray Caliskan, the head of the country’s oldest furniture showroom and a shareholder of project MODOKO, said the mall in the U.S. will open in the first half of this year in Kansas state and Dubai project will be completed within two months.

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