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The office and contract furniture market in the United Arab Emirates

I Ed. , 101 pages
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Language: English
Report Code: S.47
Publisher: CSIL
Copyright: CSIL Milano
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The Emirates have become a regional trading hub because of their strategic position in the Gulf area. Imports account for around 90% of consumption in the country, and exports absorb 50% of local production, but a significant part of UAE exports consist of re-exported products, mainly directed to other Middle East and South Asian countries.
The contract furniture market is estimated to claim half of all furniture sales in the country. The office segment accounts for 27% of the Emirates contract furniture market.

The market research The office and contract furniture market in the United Arab Emirates provides a comprehensive picture of the contract and the office furniture market in the Emirates.

The analysis of the contract furniture market includes the names of the major local and foreign manufacturers, information on distribution channels (architects, interior designers and furniture retailers mainly) and contract segments (public and private offices, hotels and restaurants, retail, residential and high-end villas). The study provides also details on the potential market in the different contract sectors: hospitality, restaurant industry, educational, retail and office.

The analysis of the office furniture industry includes basic data (production, import, export and apparent consumption) of this segment, information about local and foreign manufacturers, demand determinants and consumption broken down by segment (seating, operative desking, executive furniture, storage, wall to wall, furniture for communal areas) and material. Analysis of distribution channels: direct sales, architects, local distributors with showroom.

The report is based on field studies involving direct interviews with roughly 60 industry producers, distributors and contractors

Profiles of furniture manufacturers, dealers and contractors are also provided.

Abstract of Table of Contents

1. Overview
1.1. The economy: economic indicators, GDP real growth and inflation rate, GDP by sector, population by Emirate
1.2. Furniture industry summary: total furniture production, consumption, imports and exports
- Real growth in total furniture consumption: forecast
- Openness of the furniture market
- Main furniture trading partners
2. International trade
2.1. Emirates furniture imports and exports, breakdown by country and geographical area. Furniture imports by products. Duration and cost of imports and exports procedures
2.2. Kind of investment for foreign operators: limited liability company, branch or representative office, enterprise in a free trade zone, commercial agency
3. First considerations on emirates contract market
3.1. Type of operators: sample of local and foreign contract furniture manufacturers by segment (hotels and restaurants, educational, retail, residential)
3.2. Distribution channels used by local and foreign manufacturers: architects, interior designers, furniture retailers
3.3. Market estimates: contract furniture market breakdown by segment (hotels and restaurants, public and private offices, retail, residential and high-end villas)
3.4. Expected characteristics broken down by segments (hospitality, public sector, private offices and banks, retail) and access channel
3.5. Fairs and Magazines
4. Potentiality of emirates contract market:
Hospitality and educational sector: supply by Emirate (Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah, Sharjah, Umm Al Qaiwain), potential demand and announced projects
Restaurant industry supply in United Arab Emirates
Retail sector and office segment: supply, potential demand, and announced projects
5. Office furniture sector: basic data
5.1. Office furniture competition: office sales in a sample of foreign companies
5.2. The office furniture demand determinants broken down by employed people, by Emirate and by macro sector The office furniture consumption broken down by segment (seating, operative desking, executive furniture, storage, wall to wall, furniture for communal areas), product (tables structures, desktops, seating and storage) and material (metal, wood, glass, microfiber, leather, textile)
5.3. Office furniture distribution: breakdown by sales (direct sales, architects, local distributors with showroom)
A1. Emirates manufacturers
A2. Emirates dealers and contractors
A3. Foreign manufacturers

Selected companies mentioned:

Actiu Group, Al Mashriq Furniture, Ahrend, Alea Office, Al Reyami Office Furnishings and General Trading, Ali Moosa & Sons Factories, Arper, Atelier21, Bafco, Bene Group, Bisley Office, Brunoffice, Burotime, Codutti, Dieffebì, Ekol Brol, Estel, Frezza, Galbusera Arredamenti, Greenline Interiors, Grupo Permasa, Hermann Miller, Intersthul Buromobel, Isku, Kohler, Krueger International, Manerba, Matteo Grassi, Moroso, Muebles Bordonabe, New AL Dhaid, Furniture LLC , Nurus, Office & Co, Ofifran, Ofita, Ora Acciaio, Panelkon Konferans, Poltrona Frau, Rhode, Rigid Industries FZE, Royal Palace Furniture Industries LLC, S D Concept, Sagsa, Sedus Stoll, Sidiz, Sinetica, Solenne Office, Steelcase, Styloffice, Teknion Corporation, Torch, Tuna Ofis, Unifor , United Decoration Co. (LLC), United Furniture Company, Upper, Uygul Furniture, VS Vereinigte Spezialmöbelfabriker

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