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Australia. The furniture industry

III Ed. , 86 pages
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Language: English
Report Code: W9.AU
Publisher: CSIL
Copyright: CSIL Milano
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This report provides trends in furniture production and furniture consumption in Australia. Imports and exports of furniture are analysed as well as furniture distribution systems and furniture prices. Data on Australian furniture producers and distributors are provided.

Furniture production is broken down by product (kitchen furniture, bedrooms, other home furniture, office furniture, contract furniture) and by state. Data on the most representative Australian furniture manufacturers include: turnover, employees, segment of activity.

Furniture consumption is broken down by product (bedrooms, dining rooms, garden furniture, other home furniture) and by state. A profile of the Australian furniture consumer is outlined. The analysis of furniture distribution channels comprises: specialist dealers and retailers, department stores, large furniture retailers, discount stores.

Furniture exports and imports are broken down by country and product (office furniture, kitchen furniture, upholstered furniture, bedroom and living room furniture, non-upholstered seats, seats parts, other furniture, furniture parts).

Opportunities on the Australian market are examined and prospects for the furniture market are provided. The main wood and furniture fairs are presented.

The wood and forestry industry is also considered: consumption, production and import-export data are provided for the main semi-finished wood products (sawnwood, wood-based panels, plywood, veneer sheets, particle board panels, fibreboard panels, MDF).

Addresses of about 120 companies mentioned in the report are also included.

Among the considered products: office furniture, contract furniture, household furniture, home furniture, kitchen furniture, upholstered furniture, bedrooms, dining rooms, living rooms, outdoor furniture, garden furniture, lounge, non-upholstered seats, seating, seats parts, furniture parts, metal furniture, wooden furniture, sawnwood, wood-based panels, plywood, veneer sheets, particle board panels, fibreboard panels, MDF (medium density fibreboard), wood working machinery.

Abstract of Table of Contents

Australia: furniture industry summary
Furniture production, consumption, imports, exports, 1996-2004
Economic indicators, furniture consumption forecasts, main furniture trading partners
Australia: forest resources, semi-finished wood products, technology
Forest resources basic data
Production, imports, exports and consumption of semi-finished wood products
Woodworking machinery imports and exports
Sector fairs
The Australian furniture sector: basic data and performance
Trends in the furniture sector (1996-2004): production, consumption, imports, exports
Furniture supply structure
Furniture production by product and area
Furniture consumption by product
Consumer prices, 1995-2004
Government policies
Australia: furniture demand and distribution channels
Factors determining the demand for furniture
Furniture distribution channels
Home furniture sales by distribution channel
Company profiles of leading furniture distributors
Furniture fairs in Australia
Australia: leading furniture companies
Major furniture manufacturers:
- turnover, employees, product type, exports, materials, market segment, distribution channel
Company profiles of leading furniture manufacturers
Australia: international trade of furniture
Furniture exports and imports by country and product:
- office furniture
- kitchen furniture
- upholstered furniture
- non-upholstered seats
- bedroom furniture
- seats parts
- furniture parts
Australian trade policy
Customs tariffs, 1987-2005
Free trade agreements between:
- Australia and Thailand
- Australia and USA
- Australia and Singapore
addresses of about 120 furniture companies

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