The upholstered furniture market in China

The upholstered furniture market in China report provides upholstered furniture market size, historical trends of upholstered furniture production and consumption, imports and exports and upholstered furniture market forecasts up to 2019.

The upholstered furniture supply structure is analyzed, with data on companies and employment.

Upholstered furniture production is reported by covering material (fabric, microfibre, leather, artificial leather), product type (groups, recliners, sofa-beds, sectionals, armchairs), style (modern, traditional), destination (home, contract).

Upholstered furniture clusters are also analyzed with data on upholstered furniture production and sales by province.

The report is enriched by an in-depth analysis of the competitive system in terms of company dimension, manufacturing locations and product breakdown.

Figures on sales of the top upholstered furniture manufacturers operating in China are also available (total upholstered furniture production and by covering material; data on top exporting companies of upholstered furniture are also available). The sample has been extended to more than 60 among the leading Chinese manufacturers.

Short profiles of the top upholstered furniture manufacturers are also available with data on product specialization, sales and employees.

Upholstered furniture imports and exports are broken down by country and geographical area of origin/destination.

Data on the distribution system are also provided, with sales broken down by distribution channels and kind of customers. Number of stores served on the Chinese market is also reported. Short profiles of the leading furniture chains and furniture cities are also available.

Over 70 addresses of key operators are included. The study has been carried out involving direct interviews with more than 100 sector firms and distributors operating on the Chinese market.

Demand determinants on population, urbanization, disposable income and construction sector activity are included in the report. Detailed data on the residential market, in terms of investments and houses under construction are reported.

A focus on the luxury segment and the hospitality industry, with data on number of hotels, international tourists arrivals and luxury furniture market are included.

Research tool and terminology
Executive Summary
China. Furniture sector highlights.
Overview of the upholstered furniture market
Basic data
Production, consumption, imports and exports of upholstered furniture in China 2005-2014
Upholstered furniture consumption trends and forecasts 2015-2019
Activity trend
Trends in the Chinese upholstered furniture production, consumption, imports and exports (2005-2014)
International trade
Upholstered furniture exports by destination country and geographical area, 2009-2014
Six major countries and fast growing countries of destination for China’s upholstered furniture export
Upholstered furniture imports by country and by geographical area, 2009-2014
Supply structure
Production of upholstered furniture in volume, 2013-2014
Degree of specialization and employment
Production breakdown
By covering material (percentage values, units and sales in a sample of companies)
By product type (percentage data based on production in value)
By style (percentage data based on value data)
By destination (percentage data based on value data and by destination in a sample of companies)
By main clusters (percentage values)
The competitive system
Total sales
Top 30 Chinese upholstered furniture manufacturers (sales and market share on total production)
Sales by material in a sample of companies
Fabric upholstered furniture
Microfibre upholstered furniture
Leather upholstered furniture
Artificial leather upholstered furniture
Top exporters
Short profile of Chinese companies operating on the Chinese upholstered furniture market
Sales by province
Distribution system
Distribution of upholstered furniture
Sales by distribution channels
Breakdown by distribution channel in a sample of companies
Short profile of the leading furniture chains operating in China
Trade fairs
Economy and demand drivers
Economic overview
Demand determinants
Population and urbanization process
First, Second and Third Tier towns
Disposable income
The residential sector: investments and development
The hospitality sector: basic data, major and forecasts
Basic data
Leading Chinese furniture manufacturers operating in the hospitality segment
Wealth distribution: focus on the luxury segment
Annex 1. List of manufacturers
Annex 2. List of retailers

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