South Korea Furniture Outlook

South Korea Furniture Outlook

  • January 2015 •
  • 69 pages •
  • Report ID: 2910370 •
  • Format: PDF

CSIL Market Research South Korea Furniture Outlook is part of the Country Furniture Outlook Series, covering at present 70 countries.

What can be expected to happen in the market in coming years?

An executive summary (see The Key Facts of the Furniture Sector) provides the furniture industry overview, based on CSIL processing of statistics and company data from official sources, both national and international, as well as industry information and field information collected through interviews with companies and industry experts. CSIL then provides an independent assessment of the industry performance and prospects for the coming years.

What is the market size and its growth rate?

Furniture industry performance is illustrated through updated furniture statistics and through tables, graphs and illustrated maps. Information covers all the main variables necessary to analyze the industry, from the supply side (see Productive Factors – sawnwood, wood-based panels, forest resources, woodworking machinery-and Furniture Production – by segment: upholstered furniture, kitchen furniture, office furniture; by geographical regions in the country) to the market side (see Demand Determinants – population, per capita GDP, households, residential dwellings and buildings, new office buildings and international tourism), Furniture Consumption - by segment: upholstered furniture, kitchen furniture, office furniture).

Which is the structure of import / export?

This study also considers the international trading activity (see Furniture Imports and Furniture Exports) including additional information on countries of destination/origin of furniture and placing all the statistics in a broader context by giving world comparisons of the imports/consumption and exports/production ratios.

Is there potential for my business to go into this country?

Future industry prospects and CSIL's assessment of market potential are also provided (see Furniture Market Potential – in terms of size of the market, performance, furniture consumer spending, market openness, import penetration) and a cross-country comparison (see Annex: Country Rankings) further enriches the analysis.

Who are the main players, where are they, what do they do?

Information on actors operating in the country are provided both for manufacturers and retailers (see Major Furniture Companies ) with updated company profiles, and for other industry operators (see Sector fairs, Press and Institutional Bodies).