Bed Linen Market Overview in the United Kingdom
In value terms, bed linen production declined dramatically to $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. In general, production saw a abrupt shrinkage. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2012 with an increase of % y-o-y. As a result, production reached the peak level of $. From 2013 to 2019, production growth remained at a lower figure.
The size of the bed linen market in the UK was estimated at $ in 2019, flattening at 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). Overall, consumption, however, recorded a slight curtailment. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 when the market value increased by % year-to-year. Over the period under review, the market hit record highs at $ in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2019, consumption remained at a lower figure.
From 2007 to 2018, the biggest increases were in bed linen of knitted or crocheted textiles, while bed linen consumption for the other products experienced a decline.
In value terms, the most traded types of bed linen in the UK were bed linen of cotton ($), bed linen of other woven textiles and non-woven man-made fibres ($) and bed linen of knitted or crocheted textiles ($), together accounting for % of the total market.
Among the main consumed products, bed linen of knitted or crocheted textiles recorded the highest growth rate of market size, over the period under review, while bed linen market for the other products experienced a decline.