The Furniture Sector – a PAIH report
According to the Polish Investment and Trade Agency’s quarterly report “The Furniture Sector” published at the end of June, Poland is a leading exporter of furniture. In this respect, we rank second in the world and first in Europe.
The Polish Investment and Trade Agency’s (PAIH) quarterly industry reports issued in English are an important source of knowledge on the situation of 15 sectors of the Polish economy. According to the report , the export of Polish furniture increased by 7% compared to data from 2021.
PAIH’s experts indicate that there are over 32,000 furniture manufacturers operating in Poland. The sector employs about 200,000 people. The value of Polish exports of these goods has almost doubled in a decade, reaching USD 15.35 billion in 2022 (USD 8.80 billion in 2012).
According to the information contained in the report, production costs in Poland are more favourable than in Western European countries. At the same time, thanks to the single European market, Polish producers have access to demanding and large market, such as Germany or France – which create the potential to generate high profits.
Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, Poland remains one of the strongest players on the global furniture market. In 2022, it recorded record sales of over PLN 68 billion.
The full text of the report is available in the Industries tab.