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Article Publishing Date: Sep 7, 2019

European Table Linen Market - Spain Is the Fastest-Growing Exporter in the EU

IndexBox has just published a new report: 'EU - Table Linen, Knitted Or Crocheted - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights'. Here is a summary of the report's key findings.

The revenue of the table linen market in the European Union amounted to $2B in 2018, rising by 5.2% against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). In general, table linen consumption, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 when the market value increased by 38% against the previous year. The level of table linen consumption peaked at $2.3B in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2018, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Consumption By Country in the EU

The countries with the highest volumes of table linen consumption in 2018 were Germany (11K tonnes), Italy (9.8K tonnes) and France (6.4K tonnes), with a combined 49% share of total consumption. Portugal, the UK, Belgium, the Netherlands, Ireland, Poland, Sweden, Greece and Spain lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 38%.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of table linen consumption, amongst the main consuming countries, was attained by Portugal, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the UK ($1.1B) led the market, alone. The second position in the ranking was occupied by France ($204M). It was followed by Germany.

The countries with the highest levels of table linen per capita consumption in 2018 were Portugal (457 kg per 1000 persons), Ireland (362 kg per 1000 persons) and Belgium (226 kg per 1000 persons).

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of table linen per capita consumption, amongst the main consuming countries, was attained by Portugal, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Production in the EU

In 2018, the amount of table linen, knitted or crocheted produced in the European Union totaled 19K tonnes, surging by 2.1% against the previous year. Over the period under review, table linen production, however, continues to indicate a slight reduction. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 when production volume increased by 8.5% y-o-y. Over the period under review, table linen production reached its maximum volume at 26K tonnes in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2018, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, table linen production totaled $199M in 2018 estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, table linen production, however, continues to indicate a drastic slump. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2014 with an increase of 8.6% year-to-year. The level of table linen production peaked at $380M in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2018, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Production By Country in the EU

The countries with the highest volumes of table linen production in 2018 were Portugal (5K tonnes), Italy (4.7K tonnes) and Germany (1.6K tonnes), together accounting for 61% of total production.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of table linen production, amongst the main producing countries, was attained by Portugal, while the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the production figures.

Exports in the EU

The exports stood at 19K tonnes in 2018, remaining relatively unchanged against the previous year. Overall, table linen exports continue to indicate a moderate slump. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2014 with an increase of 17% against the previous year. The volume of exports peaked at 24K tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2018, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, table linen exports amounted to $255M (IndexBox estimates) in 2018. Overall, table linen exports continue to indicate a noticeable shrinkage. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2011 with an increase of 18% y-o-y. The level of exports peaked at $364M in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2018, exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

Germany (3.6K tonnes), France (2.7K tonnes), Italy (1.9K tonnes), Belgium (1.8K tonnes), Poland (1.8K tonnes), Spain (1.6K tonnes), Portugal (1.2K tonnes), the Netherlands (998 tonnes) and the Czech Republic (797 tonnes) represented roughly 85% of total exports of table linen, knitted or crocheted in 2018.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of exports, amongst the main exporting countries, was attained by Spain, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Germany ($46M), Italy ($38M) and France ($31M) constituted the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2018, with a combined 45% share of total exports. These countries were followed by Belgium, Poland, Spain, Portugal, the Czech Republic and the Netherlands, which together accounted for a further 38%.

Spain recorded the highest growth rate of exports, among the main exporting countries over the last eleven years, while the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the exports figures.

Export Prices by Country

In 2018, the table linen export price in the European Union amounted to $13 per kg, picking up by 7.4% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the table linen export price, however, continues to indicate a slight reduction. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when the export price increased by 7.4% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export prices for table linen, knitted or crocheted attained their maximum at $16 per kg in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2018, export prices failed to regain their momentum.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was Italy ($20 per kg), while the Netherlands ($8.5 per kg) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Portugal, while the other leaders experienced a decline in the export price figures.

Imports in the EU

The imports totaled 56K tonnes in 2018, remaining stable against the previous year. Overall, table linen imports, however, continue to indicate a mild downturn. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of 26% y-o-y. In that year, table linen imports reached their peak of 70K tonnes. From 2011 to 2018, the growth of table linen imports failed to regain its momentum.

In value terms, table linen imports totaled $477M (IndexBox estimates) in 2018. Over the period under review, table linen imports, however, continue to indicate a temperate contraction. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 with an increase of 14% y-o-y. The level of imports peaked at $682M in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2018, imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

In 2018, Germany (13K tonnes), distantly followed by France (8.1K tonnes), Italy (7K tonnes), Belgium (4.4K tonnes), the UK (4.1K tonnes), the Netherlands (3.4K tonnes) and Poland (2.8K tonnes) represented the major importers of table linen, knitted or crocheted, together generating 76% of total imports. Spain (1.9K tonnes), Ireland (1.8K tonnes), Denmark (1.6K tonnes), Sweden (1.4K tonnes) and Greece (1.2K tonnes) held a little share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of imports, amongst the main importing countries, was attained by Ireland, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest table linen importing markets in the European Union were Germany ($122M), France ($78M) and Italy ($33M), with a combined 49% share of total imports. These countries were followed by Belgium, the UK, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Denmark, Sweden, Ireland and Greece, which together accounted for a further 39%.

Among the main importing countries, Poland recorded the highest growth rate of imports, over the last eleven-year period, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

The table linen import price in the European Union stood at $8,448 per tonne in 2018, flattening at the previous year. Over the period under review, the table linen import price, however, continues to indicate a slight deduction. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011 when the import price increased by 15% against the previous year. The level of import price peaked at $10,307 per tonne in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2018, import prices remained at a lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major importing countries. In 2018, the country with the highest price was Spain ($12,188 per tonne), while Italy ($4,698 per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Greece, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 13921330 - Table linen of knitted or crocheted textiles
• Prodcom 13921353 - Table linen of cotton (excluding knitted or crocheted)
• Prodcom 13921355 - Table linen of flax (excluding knitted or crocheted)
• Prodcom 13921359 - Table linen of woven man-made fibres and of other woven or non-woven textiles (excluding of cotton, of flax)
• Prodcom 13921370 - Table linen of non-woven man-made fibres

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the table linen market in the EU. Within it, you will discover the latest data on market trends and opportunities by country, consumption, production and price developments, as well as the global trade (imports and exports). The forecast exhibits the market prospects through 2025.



Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Production in the EU, split by region and country
• Trade (exports and imports) in the EU
• Export and import prices
• Market trends, drivers and restraints
• Key market players and their profiles

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1. INTRODUCTION

Making Data-Driven Decisions to Grow Your Business

1.1
REPORT DESCRIPTION
1.2
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND AI PLATFORM
1.3
DATA-DRIVEN DECISIONS FOR YOUR BUSINESS
1.4
GLOSSARY AND SPECIFIC TERMS
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A Quick Overview of Market Performance

2.1
KEY FINDINGS
2.2
MARKET TRENDS
3. MARKET OVERVIEW

Understanding the Current State of The Market and Its Prospects

3.1
MARKET SIZE
3.2
CONSUMPTION BY COUNTRY
3.3
MARKET FORECAST TO 2025
4. MOST PROMISING PRODUCTS

Finding New Products to Diversify Your Business

4.1
TOP PRODUCTS TO DIVERSIFY YOUR BUSINESS
4.2
BEST-SELLING PRODUCTS
4.3
MOST CONSUMED PRODUCT
4.4
MOST TRADED PRODUCT
4.5
MOST PROFITABLE PRODUCT FOR EXPORT
5. MOST PROMISING SUPPLYING COUNTRIES

Choosing the Best Countries to Establish Your Sustainable Supply Chain

5.1
TOP COUNTRIES TO SOURCE YOUR PRODUCT
5.2
TOP PRODUCING COUNTRIES
5.3
TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
5.4
LOW-COST EXPORTING COUNTRIES
6. MOST PROMISING OVERSEAS MARKETS

Choosing the Best Countries to Boost Your Exports

6.1
TOP OVERSEAS MARKETS FOR EXPORTING YOUR PRODUCT
6.2
TOP CONSUMING MARKETS
6.3
UNSATURATED MARKETS
6.4
TOP IMPORTING MARKETS
6.5
MOST PROFITABLE MARKETS
7. PRODUCTION

The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry

7.1
PRODUCTION VOLUME AND VALUE
7.2
PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Importers on The Market and How They Succeed

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2007–2018
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Exporters on The Market and How They Succeed

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2007–2018
9.2
EXPORTS BY COUNTRY
9.3
EXPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
10. PROFILES OF MAJOR PRODUCERS

The Largest Producers on The Market and Their Profiles

11. COUNTRY PROFILES

The Largest Markets And Their Profiles

• Austria
• Belgium
• Bulgaria
• Croatia
• Cyprus
• Czech Republic
• Denmark
• Estonia
• Finland
• France
• Germany
• Greece
• Hungary
• Ireland
• Italy
• Latvia
• Lithuania
• Luxembourg
• Malta
• Netherlands
• Poland
• Portugal
• Romania
• Slovakia
• Slovenia
• Spain
• Sweden
• United Kingdom
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2018
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2018
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2015–2018
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2018
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2018
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2018
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2018
Figure 4:
Market Forecast To 2025
Figure 5:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 6:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 7:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 8:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 9:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 10:
Exports And Growth
Figure 11:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 12:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 13:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 14:
Imports And Growth
Figure 15:
Import Prices
Figure 16:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2018
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2018
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2018
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2007–2018
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