Overview of the Market for Bed Linen Of Cotton in Greece
In value terms, bed linen of cotton production totaled $7.2M in 2010 estimated in export prices. In general, bed linen of cotton production continues to indicate an abrupt curtailment. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2009 with an increase of 10% y-o-y. Over the period under review, bed linen of cotton production attained its peak figure level at $12M in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2010, production remained at a lower figure.
The revenue of the bed linen of cotton market in Greece amounted to $55M in 2010, waning by -2.6% 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). The market value increased at an average annual rate of +4.0% from 2007 to 2010; the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations being observed throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when the market value increased by 30% against the previous year. In that year, the bed linen of cotton market attained its peak level of $64M. From 2009 to 2010, the growth of the bed linen of cotton market failed to regain its momentum.