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The kitchen furniture market in China



This report offers a comprehensive picture of the kitchen furniture industry in China, providing trends and forecasts in kitchen furniture production and consumption, imports and exports. Kitchen furniture prices, marketing policies, distribution and main players are also considered as well as the value and weight of the built-in appliances on kitchen furniture supply. The report provides a breakdown of supply of kitchen furniture by cabinet door material (solid wood, veneer, laminated, decorative paper, thermoplastics, lacquered, melamine, aluminium, glass) and colour (white, bright, neutral), by cabinet door lacquering (bright, opaque) and by worktop material (solid surface materials, natural and engineered stone, laminated, tiles, steel and aluminium, wood, glass). A breakdown of Chinese kitchen furniture exports and imports is provided by country and by geographical area. Reference prices for kitchen furniture and appliances, data on productive concentration, and employment, are also provided. The analysis of kitchen furniture distribution in China covers the following distribution channels: Contract/Building trade, kitchen specialists, furniture shops, furniture chains, DIY, E-commerce. A list of the main Kitchen furniture retailers in major Chinese provinces is provided. The competitive system analyses the presence (sales data and market shares) of the major 50 kitchen furniture manufacturers in China and their exports. Short company profiles, of the top kitchen furniture manufacturers are also included. Sales data and market shares are also provided by average factory price and for a sample of foreign kitchen furniture players active on the Chinese market. The report covers both kitchen furniture and the built-in appliances sold through this channel. A chapter is dedicated to major appliances by category (hoods, refrigerators and freezers, dishwashers. cooking appliances, washing machines). The Report shows also a wide range of macro-economic indicators (Country indicators, Real growth of GDP and inflation up to 2020, population indicators, data on disposable income and wealth, data on construction sector and real estate). An address list of the major players in the kitchen furniture industry in China is also included.

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  • Aurelio Volpe, 2016. "The kitchen furniture market in China," CSIL reports S30, CSIL Centre for Industrial Studies.
  • Handle: RePEc:mst:csilre:s30

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    JEL classification:

    • L11 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Production, Pricing, and Market Structure; Size Distribution of Firms
    • L22 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Firm Organization and Market Structure
    • L68 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing - - - Appliances; Furniture; Other Consumer Durables
    • L81 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Retail and Wholesale Trade; e-Commerce


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