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The Office Furniture Market in Asia Pacific and China

Published by CSIL Centre for Industrial Studies Product code 214225
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The Office Furniture Market in Asia Pacific and China
Published: August 31, 2019 Content info: 163 Pages
Description

The new edition of the CSIL report "The office furniture market in Asia Pacific and China" offers a detailed overview of the office furniture sector in eight Asia Pacific countries (Australia, China, Japan, Malaysia, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam) , through data for production, consumption, imports and exports of office furniture for the time series 2013-2018, major trading partners, leading office furniture companies and prospects of the office furniture market in 2019 and 2020 for the whole area and for each considered country.

COUNTRY ANALYSIS; Australia, China, Japan, Malaysia, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam

In addition to the analysis of the status and prospects of the office furniture sector, for each considered country the study also provides data broken down by office seating and office furniture excluding seating and analyses the competitive system, with total sales of office furniture, market shares and short profiles of leading manufacturers.

FOCUS ON CHINA

For the Chinese office furniture market, this study also offers:

  • Office furniture production analysis by segment (office seating, operative desks, executive furniture, office storage, wall-to-wall units). The analysis of the supply system also includes product sub-segments and materials (i.e. chairs by type, office desks by type). Figures are given for a medium-term time span (2010-2016), giving an indication of the market trends.
  • In-depth analysis of the competitive system in terms of company size, manufacturing locations and product breakdown. Sales and estimated market shares of the leading office furniture manufacturers operating in China are given for total office furniture production and by segment (seating, operative desks, executive furniture, storage, wall-to-wall units).
  • Distribution system analysis: sales are broken down by distribution channel and by kind of customer. An analysis of price levels, with a particular focus on office swivel chairs, where brand positioning is given on the basis of the number of units manufactured by single company and the average price.

A list of around 200 among the most important players operating in the office furniture sector in Asia Pacific is also provided.

Highlights

Soffice furniture manufacturers: location,
turnover and exports share.

Sample of the report, Units

The office furniture sector in China and Asia Pacific has evolved positively in the last decade. The region represents one of the fastest growing areas at a world level and can be considered one of the main engine of the whole business and its international trade.

Exports value exceeded USD 5 billion in 2018. As a consequence, the export/production ratio reached 23% in 2018 (18% in 2009). China is by far the largest exporter accounting for 88% of total exports. North America is the largest destination of office furniture exports.

In 2018, the office furniture consumption in China and Asia Pacific amounted to USD 18 billion, increasing by 5% if compared to the previous year. China represents the largest marketplace, followed by Japan and Australia.

Sector concentration increased since 2014, with largest manufacturers expanding their market share. Looking at the total sales of office furniture, CSIL estimates that 32% of market share is in the hand of the top 20 players (29% in 2014). However, the situation differs significantly according to each single market.

The outlook for the office furniture consumption in the region is positive for 2019 and 2020

Table of Contents
Product Code: S23

Table of Contents

METHODOLOGY AND NOTES

SCENARIO. THE OFFICE FURNITURE MARKET IN ASIA PACIFIC

Market evolution and figures by country

  • Asia Pacific. Office furniture production and market openness
  • Production, consumption, international trade of office furniture 2013-2018
    • Exports of office furniture by country and exports destinations
    • Imports of office furniture by country and origin of imports

Market trends and forecasts

  • Office furniture market. Forecasts 2019 and 2020
  • Flexible spaces in the largest cities of Asia Pacific
  • World cities with 10 million inhabitants or more in 2018 and 2030

Leading office furniture companies in Asia Pacific and market concentration

  • Sales of office furniture and market share of the top 20 companies
    • Top 5 office furniture manufacturers by country
    • Manufacturers of mechanisms for height adjustable tables and desks

THE OFFICE FURNITURE MARKET IN CHINA

Status and prospects of the office furniture sector in China

  • Production, consumption, imports and exports of office furniture. Price and openness of the office furniture maket
  • Office furniture and office seating. Production, consumption, imports and exports
  • The office furniture market in China. Forecasts up to 2020

Sector peculiarities and manufacturing presence

  • Companies and location. The Anji Chair District

Product segments

  • Office furniture production breakdown by product segment:
    • Office Seating by kind and coverings. Supply by kind and coverings in a sample of companies
    • Office Desking by kind and material. Breakdown of desking supply by structure and by worktop material in a sample of companies
    • Office cabinets and filing by kind and material. Office cabinets by material in a sample of companies

Leading companies operating in the Chinese office furniture market

  • Total sales of office furniture in a sample of 100 leading companies
    • Sales in a sample of leading companies for Seating, Desking, Executive furniture, Office cabinets and filing, Wall units and partitions

The domestic market

  • Office furniture sales by region and sales by region in a sample of companies
    • Market share in a sample of 100 leading companies
  • Office furniture sales breakdown by distribution channel and by distribution channel in a sample of companies
  • Prices of office furniture products in China
    • Office swivel chairs. Number of units sold, brand and price positioning in a sample of companies
    • Operative office desks. Average retail prices in a sample of companies
    • Executive/presidential desks. Average retail prices in a sample of companies

International trade

  • Office furniture exports, imports and trade balance. Export sales in a sample of leading companies
  • Exports and destination of office furniture seatings and office furniture excluding seatings
  • Imports and origin of office furniture seatings and office furniture excluding seatings

Demand determinants

  • Macroeconomic indicators

COUNTRY ANALYSIS. AUSTRALIA, JAPAN, MALAYSIA, SOUTH KOREA, TAIWAN, THAILAND, VIETNAM

For each considered country:

  • The office furniture sector. Status and prospects
  • Production, consumption, imports and exports of office furniture. Price and openness of the office furniture maket
  • Office furniture and office seating. Production, consumption, imports and exports
  • The office furniture market. Forecasts 2019-2020
  • Leading companies operating in the office furniture market
  • Sales of office furniture and market share in a sample of leading companies
  • International trade. Office furniture exports, imports and trade balance
  • Exports and destination for office furniture seatings and office furniture excluding seatings
  • Imports and origin for office furniture seatings and office furniture excluding seatings
  • Demand determinants
  • Macroeconomic indicators

APPENDIX : List of Mentioned Companies

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