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The Furniture Industry in the Gulf Countries: Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar

CSIL Market Research The Furniture Industry in the Gulf Countries: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates is part of CSIL Country Furniture Outlook Series, covering at present over 70 countries. The report contains updated furniture statistics, trends and indicators useful to analyse the furniture market in the Gulf area, together with tables, graphs, illustrated maps and information gathered through interviews with top furniture companies and sector experts. A detailed Executive summary provides: An overview of the furniture industry; Performance of the furniture market; Prospects for the coming years For each considered country the report analyses the furniture market through main demand determinants, furniture consumption and per capita furniture spending. From the supply side it includes data for furniture production (by geographical region or area of the country) and productive factors. This study also considers the international trading activities (Imports and Exports) with tables and graphs illustrating: Countries of destination/origin of furniture; Furniture trade by segment (upholstered furniture, non-upholstered seats, bedroom furniture, kitchen furniture, office furniture, parts of furniture, parts of seats) and by country/area; World comparison of the imports/consumption and exports/production ratios, placing all the statistics in a broader context. Further analysis (market potential and business climate): Prospects of the furniture industry; Assessments of market potential; How easy is to do business in the country; Cross-country comparisons Who are the top players in the area? The report provides information (Name, Activity, Product Portfolio and Web) for over 250 manufacturers and distributors operating in the area and the competitive system description. International furniture fairs and professional furniture magazines are also indicated.

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Paper provided by CSIL Centre for Industrial Studies in its series CSIL reports with number W07.

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Length: 258 pages
Date of creation: Sep 2016
Handle: RePEc:mst:csilre:w07
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