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Wooden Furniture and Upholstered Seat Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Wooden Furniture and Upholstered Seat Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C2511 | Oct 2013

Revenue takes a seat: Imports and tough construction markets stifle industry growth

IBISWorld’s Wooden Furniture and Upholstered Seat Manufacturing market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$3bn
Annual Growth 09-14
-4.6%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment
15,700
Businesses
3,600
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Wooden Furniture and Upholstered Seat Manufacturing industry is the largest industry in the furniture manufacturing sector, accounting for 60% to 70% of Australian furniture production and employment. Industry activity has trended sharply downwards since the mid-2000s as exchange rate appreciation has significantly eroded the capacity of local manufacturers to compete with imports and non-wooden furniture substitutes. The price of general furniture components, such as leather, textiles, metal fasteners and springs, has increased, while the price of imported furniture products has decreased.

Industry revenue is expected to total $2.5 billion in 2013-14, reflecting moderate growth by 2.2%... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

The Wooden Furniture and Upholstered Seat Manufacturing industry has contracted substantially since the mid-2000s as the industry has struggled to protect its market share from the penetration of low-cost imports and the ongoing substitution of alternative furniture products (notably steel, glass and plastics). Furniture sales have also been contained by slow growth of the Australian economy, particularly the weaker trends in building investment and subdued consumer spending which followed the onset of the global financial crisis.

The industry has sustained declines in revenue, employment and establishments since the mid-2000s, principally associated with the loss of market share to imports... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Wooden Furniture and Upholstered Seat Manufacturing Industry?

Companies in this industry manufacture furniture out of wood (except built-in units), complete upholstered seating with wooden or metal frames, or upholster wooden furniture. The manufacture of upholstered seats for transport equipment is also included in the industry.

Industry Products
Upholstered furnitureNon-upholstered wooden furnitureWooden furniture carcasses
 
Industry Activities
Bedroom suite, wooden,Chair (except dental chairs)Dining room and lounge suite furniture, wooden,Disassembled kitchen furniture, wooden,Disassembled furniture, wooden,Lounge suiteOffice furniture and outdoor furniture, wooden,Seat, upholstered,Table, wooden,Upholstered furniture


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