The industry consists of firms engaged in the production of carpets, rugs and mats primarily by weaving or tufting wool, cotton and man-made fibres. It also includes the manufacture of knotted and needlefelt carpets. Firms that manufacture underlay and other carpet products are also incorporated in this industry. Carpet installation and laying services are not included, similarly firms that produce floor covering of cork, vinyl and linoleum are not included.
This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.