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The world mattress industry


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The 2013 of the report, published annually, contains current and historical data and analysis for a total of 60 countries. It focuses on the 30 most important mattress manufacturing countries, i.e. Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the UK and the US. Data on international trade of mattresses cover (in addition to the 30 countries listed above), 30 other countries, for a total of 60 countries. The report consists of five parts. Part I deals with production, consumption and international trade of mattresses and includes a section on world mattress industry statistics, an annex on ecological mattresses and an appendix with methodology notes. Part II consists of 30 country analysis sections, which include: mattress industry trends of production, apparent consumption, exports, imports for the years 2003-2012 and forecasts of yearly changes in mattress market for 2013-2014. Major trading partners (origin of imports and destination of exports of mattresses). Information on breakdown of production by material (innerspring, latex, foam, other) if available. Short profiles of top mattress manufacturers operating in the country. Part III includes detailed profiles of 29 top mattress manufacturers (financial highlights, manufacturing process, distribution, products, sales performance). Part IV and Part V contain website addresses of selected mattress industry suppliers and full addresses of mattress manufacturing companies mentioned in the report.

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Paper provided by Centre for Industrial Studies (CSIL) in its series CSIL reports with number W17.

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Length: 377 pages
Date of creation: Jul 2013
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Handle: RePEc:mst:csilre:w17

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