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Middle East textile Journal February Digital Issue

Global Trade of Home Textiles to touch US$ 80 bn. by 2025

Home textiles, a major segment of overall textile industry, offers a wide range of categories such as furnishing fabrics, curtains, carpets, table covers, kitchen accessories, made-ups, bedspreads, bath linen, and other home furnishings. The US and Europe are the biggest consumers constituting 60% of the home textiles imports, while nations like India, China and Pakistan are among key suppliers. Carpets form the largest sub-segment in home textiles followed by bed-linen.

Maintaining a share of 6% globally…

In 2016, global textile and apparel trade stood at US$ 743 billion, while share of other categories such as fibre, yarn, fabric has decreased, home textiles has maintained its share of 6% over the past 5 years.

In 2016, the global home textiles trade was at US$ 47 billion and it has been growing at a CAGR of 0.2% since the year 2012. Carpets were the top traded category at US$ 14 billion. While table linen, furnishing and carpets have been growing at a negative CAGR of 5%, 2% and 1% respectively, bath/ kitchen linen has shown the maximum positive CAGR of 3% and an increase in share of 1% too.

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Kohan Textile Journal is the leading magazine for the Textile industry, Textile machinery, Synthetic Fibers and Nonwovens in MENA region (the Middle East and North Africa) and is published every two months. It basically emphasizes on textile machinery, textile products, carpet and synthetic fibres distributed among the factories, manufacturers, and traders of floorcovering industries.l

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