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The Furniture Industry in the Gulf Countries: Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar

The Furniture Industry in the Gulf Countries: Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar

CSIL Market Research The Furniture Industry in the Gulf Countries: Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar is part of CSIL Country Furniture Outlook Series, covering at present over 70 countries.

The report contains updated furniture statistics, trends and indicators useful to analyse the furniture market in the Gulf area, together with tables, graphs, illustrated maps and information gathered through interviews with top furniture companies and sector experts.

A detailed Executive summary provides:

  • An overview of the furniture industry;
  • Performance of the furniture market;
  • Prospects for the coming years

For each considered country the report analyses the furniture market through main demand determinants, furniture consumption and per capita furniture spending.

From the supply side it includes data for furniture production (by geographical region or area of the country) and productive factors.

This study also considers the international trading activities (Imports and Exports) with tables and graphs illustrating:

  • Countries of destination/origin of furniture;
  • Furniture trade by segment (upholstered furniture, non-upholstered seats, bedroom furniture, kitchen furniture, office furniture, parts of furniture, parts of seats) and by country/area;
  • World comparison of the imports/consumption and exports/production ratios, placing all the statistics in a broader context.

Further analysis (market potential and business climate):

  • Prospects of the furniture industry;
  • Assessments of market potential;
  • How easy is to do business in the country;
  • Cross-country comparisons

Who are the top players in the area? The report provides information (Name, Activity, Product Portfolio and Web) for over 250 manufacturers and distributors operating in the area and the competitive system description. International furniture fairs and professional furniture magazines are also indicated.


EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Status and prospects of the furniture industry in the Gulf region
Market potential
Consumption of furniture
Demand determinants
Weight of imports
Scenario and forecasts
ANALYSIS BY COUNTRY: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates
Country overview
Furniture Market Potential
Market outline and furniture consumption
Economic environment. Furniture market forecasts to 2017
Business Climate
Business climate rankings and selected indicators
Demand determinants
Among the indicators: population, demographic profile, construction, tourism and hospitality
Furniture Consumption
Furniture consumption
Total and per capita furniture consumption comparing the country with the GCC region and World
Furniture consumption trends
Furniture Imports
Furniture imports and furniture consumption
Imports/consumption ratio
Origin of furniture imports
Furniture imports by segment (Upholstered furniture, non-upholstered seats, bedroom furniture, kitchen furniture, office furniture, other furniture)
Sector Fairs and Press
Furniture production
Productive factors (available for Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates)
Furniture production
Furniture Exports
Furniture exports and furniture production
Export/production ratio
Furniture exports
Competitive System
Description and leading furniture companies
ANNEXES
Country Rankings
Socio-Economic Data
Main furniture Data
Furniture Exports
Furniture Imports
By product
By country and by geograpical area (for upholstered furniture, non-upholstered seats, bedroom furniture, kitchen furniture, office furniture, other furniture, furniture parts).
Methodological notes and presentation conventions

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