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The upholstered furniture industry in Central Eastern Europe



This report provides trends in upholstered furniture production, consumption, exports and imports in 11 countries: Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine. The international trade of upholstered furniture is brokendown by country and by geographical area, with data 2001-2006 on exports and imports performances. The report offers information on demand determinants and the distribution system. Short profiles of the major upholstered furniture manufacturers with data on employees, product mix, turnover and share of exports are also included. Among the covered products: fabric upholstery, leather upholstery, microfibre upholstery, upholstery suites, sectional upholstered furniture, modular upholstered furniture, sofas, sofa-beds, armchairs, occasional chairs, residential upholstered furniture, contract upholstered furniture, office upholstered furniture, modern style upholstered furniture, traditional style upholstered furniture.

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  • Sara Colautti & Sylvia Weichenberger, 2007. "The upholstered furniture industry in Central Eastern Europe," CSIL reports S35, CSIL Centre for Industrial Studies.
  • Handle: RePEc:mst:csilre:s35

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    • 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

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