The Shining Star of the Middle East Dubai and the Turkish Furniture Sector

BAE (United Arab Emirates), is one of the fastest growing economies in the Middle East. Especially In retail shopping and high quality in the center of residential properties, BAE, is becoming a heavy industrial country. With this growing globalization and industrialization, the furniture industry in the region has emerged as one of the strongest industries.
Furniture manufacturers and suppliers, are among the most important contributors to infrastructure development in the country. With the growing population in large cities, great demand has emerged for modern and stylish furniture products. In addition, this sector has a significant contribution to the national economy through its national and international affairs.

United Arab Emirates Furniture Industry view
The International Trade Center estimates that by 2015, about 3.9 billion dollars worth of furniture was imported by BAE, according to another BAE survey on imports. This figure was 1.9 billion dollars in 2011. As of the end of 2017, BAE furniture imports are estimated to be over 4 billion dollars. Garden furniture is in demand especially due to its climate characteristics.
Another industry report from the data compiled by Dubai Exports shows that BAE is the leader in the Gulf. In the production of furniture with more than 600 furniture manufacturing units operating in the country. In addition, the report said that the BAE furniture sector investments were more than 270 million dollars last year. This represents about 1.2% of the total manufacturing sector investment in the country. The major sectors where furniture is used collectively include hospitals, schools, institutions, offices, and hospitality and industrial establishments.

In 2011 Turkey exported a total of 17 million dollars worth of furniture to Dubai. After 2013, Turkish companies started to open branches in Dubai and surrounding cities
These companies have chosen to design their own designs for the Gulf region and to export their products to the region. Rapidly growing demand and export figures are now attracting attention

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