Table Linen Market Overview in the European Union
In value terms, table linen production declined slightly to $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. Overall, production saw a deep downturn. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013 with an increase of % y-o-y. As a result, production reached the peak level of $. From 2014 to 2019, production growth failed to regain the momentum.
The countries with the highest volumes of table linen production in 2019 were France ( units), Italy ( units) and Portugal ( units), together accounting for % of total production.
From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of table linen production, amongst the main producing countries, was attained by Portugal, while table linen production for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.
The value of the table linen market in the European Union stood at $ in 2019, approximately equating 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, consumption, however, showed a pronounced reduction. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 with an increase of % year-to-year. As a result, consumption attained the peak level of $. From 2014 to 2019, the growth of the market remained at a somewhat lower figure.
From 2007 to 2019, the biggest increases were in Portugal, while table linen consumption for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.
In value terms, Germany ($), France ($) and Italy ($) constituted the countries with the highest levels of market value in 2019, together comprising % of the total market. These countries were followed by the UK, the Netherlands, Poland, Belgium, Portugal, Spain, Austria, Sweden, Greece and Hungary, which together accounted for a further %.
Portugal saw the highest rates of growth with regard to market size, among the main consuming countries over the period under review, while table linen market for the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the market figures.
The countries with the highest levels of table linen per capita consumption in 2019 were Portugal ( units per persons), Belgium ( units per persons) and the Netherlands ( units per persons).
From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of table linen per capita consumption, amongst the key consuming countries, was attained by Portugal, while table linen per capita consumption for the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the per capita consumption figures.