A comprehensive picture of the global office furniture sector, with basic data for production, consumption imports and exports, international trade, market forecasts up to 2023, profiles of 50 leading office furniture manufacturers on a global level, summary tables for 60 countries. Focus on the Top 20 office furniture countries.more
Europe still plays an important role in the global furniture industry. However, major structural changes over the past decades at a world level have affected the area.
The CSIL outlook for the European area shows a recovery of office furniture consumption in 2021. What emerges is a complex picture with an initial return to offices but not at pre-pandemic occupancy levels.
The world upholstery industry has been remarkably successful in recovering from the crisis. Return of consumption to the pre-pandemic level is likely to happen already in 2021 for the world as a whole, with different speed of recovery across countries.
World furniture consumption recorded an unprecedented decrease in 2020. E-commerce showed an opposite trend, with the global value of furniture sold online reaching a double-digit increase.
The world mattress industry registered an overall good performance, better than expected during the first months of the crisis.
The rapid development of the home office furniture segment is among the opportunities for manufacturers generated in these challenging times of pandemic.
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