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CSIL is visiting Meble Polska from 25th to 28th February


MEBLE POLSKA 2020, the largest furniture buying platform in Central and Eastern Europe will be held in Poznań, not in March as usual but on 25-28 February 2020

Detailed information and a list of registered companies can be found at:


Online registration for the MEBLE POLSKA 2020 Furniture Trade Fair >>>

CIFF Guangzhou and CIFM / interzum Guangzhou announce the postponement of their 2020 edition




To ensure health and safety of all participants, the organizers have taken the decision to postpone the 45th China International Furniture Fair (Guangzhou) and China International Furniture Machinery & Furniture Raw Materials Fair 2020 until a later date.

Top urban furniture markets


Cities are geographic concentrations of people, skills, economic activities and capital infrastructures, which are making them the key actors of the world economy’s growth. Cities began to emerge as strategic places for the new world economy because of their specialized differences and knowledge.

Companies willing to increase and extend their activities in a new market cannot disregard the development and peculiarities of the cities within a country.



Top Urban furniture markets. Potential demand and forecasts for 30 large cities | May 2019,  I Ed. , 79 pages - 30 world cities to focus on in order to see where the international furniture and furnishings players can find good business opportunities in the coming years.

The World Manufacturing of Home Appliances


The total turnover of the 50 selected companies is worth around USD 750 billion, of which USD 208 billion comes from the sales of the major appliances considered in the analysis (refrigerators and freezers, washers and driers, dishwashers, hoods, cooking appliances, microwave ovens, air conditioners, vacuum cleaners). CSIL estimates that the total production of this industry reached USD 256 billion in 2018, corresponding to about 1 billion units.


CSIL Market Research Report ‘ Profiles of 50 major appliance manufacturers worldwide’ (2019) ranks 50 appliance manufacturers selected according to their volume of sales. 

The Report can be purchased and downloaded at

Kitchen furniture: world market outlook


The kitchen business is one of the most innovative segments of the furniture industry in terms of new materials, coverings, and devices. The CSIL analysis offers an accurate picture of the kitchen furniture industry worldwide focusing on 60 countries, selected according to their contribution to the international trade of kitchen furniture.


CSIL Market Research Report " World furniture outlook 2020" (2019) analyses the kitchen furniture market of 60 countries worldwide. 

The Report can be purchased and downloaded at:

The European Market for Bathroom Furniture and Wellness


The European market for bathroom furniture, furnishings and wellness is worth approximately EUR 12 billion. This figure includes bathroom furniture and accessories, WC seats, bathtubs and whirlpools, sanitary, faucets, shower screens, shower trays, and multifunctional shower booths. During 2018, the market registered an increase of 2.1% (year-on-year). The best performances were reported in Central East Europe, as well as in Spain.


CSIL Market Research Report ‘The European Market for Bathroom Furniture, Furnishings and Wellness’ (2019), provides an an in-depth analysis of the bathroom furniture and furnishings industry in Europe. 

The Report can be purchased and downloaded at

EFE 2020 Export Furniture Exhibition Pre Show Presentation


EFE 2020 returns with the same dates from 9 – 12 March at the newly expanded venue of Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) in the heart of the Malaysia’s capital city.

Bigger and better, the show has taken a big step forward with its expansion. Over 400 suppliers from Malaysia and the region will occupy 45,000 sqm trading floor to welcome quality buyers from over 140 countries and regions attending every year. Overall, there was an increase of 15% to EFE 2019. However, EFE 2020 is expected to attract more buyers and visitors. The stage is set for yet another successful trade event.

MIFF 2020 exhibitors get head start on new Asia season




Next yearˈs Malaysian International Furniture Fair (MIFF) is already generating a lot of buzz among exhibitors as they will be the first to showcase their latest products to global buyers when the trade show kicks off the 2020 Asia season.


The exciting prospect of getting in front of the competition to impress with new designs and collections will add more shine to the aisles at the ultra-modern Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC) and Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) from Mar 6-9.



Furniture China 2019 Shows a Notable Growth in Its 25th Anniversary




The 25th edition of China International Furniture Expo (also known as Furniture China 2019) ended on a considerable high note, in terms of visitor quality, exhibit range and the business touches. Exhibiting for 4-day with its concurrent shows – Maison Shanghai and Furniture Manufacturing & Supply China (FMC China) – Furniture China has welcomed attendees of 170,057 from 160 countries and regions, which indicates a growth by 2.15% compared with the year of 2018.

The High-end Furniture Market


The world market for high-end furniture is worth approximately US$ 50 billion including high end – design furniture and contract furniture for high-end projects, such as five stars hotels, yachts, luxury private villas, etc. that represent around 30% of the market. The world market for high-end furniture is a concentrated one: the top 10 countries in the market absorb over 80% of the total high-end furniture; North America and Asia and Pacific, including China, being the main markets.


CSIL Market Research Report ‘The high-end design furniture market’ (May 2019), provides an overview of the world market for high-end home furniture, with a particular focus on Europe. 

The Report can be purchased and downloaded at

CSIL constantly monitors the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic's impact on the furniture market scenario, to support clients with the most updated data and valuable insights

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