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Polish furniture industry - possibilities for cooperation with Canada

Wyślij Print Pobierz added: Anna Woińska | 2016-06-06 15:42:27
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Information on Polish furniture industry and possibilities for cooperation with Canadian companies.

Polish furniture industry - possibilities for cooperation with Canada


Key facts and figures:

  • Poland is sixth world’s largest producer of furniture – total production 9,2 billions of EUR in 2015 (following: China – EUR 160 bn, USA – EUR 35 bn, Germany – EUR 16,9 bn, Italy – EUR 15 bn, India – EUR 11,4 bn).


Graph 1. Sold production of furniture in Poland (data in millions of USD)

Graph 1


* forecast

Source: Polish Statistical Office


Graph 2. Production of selected furniture in Poland (data in thousands of pieces)

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Source: Polish Statistical Office


  • Poland is fourth world’s largest exporter of furniture in terms of value of exported furniture – 10,3 billions of USD in 2015 (following: China – USD 60,6 bn, Germany – USD 13,6 bn, and Italy – USD 12 bn) and second world’s largest exporter in terms of volume of exported furniture (3,2 mln t).


Graph 3. Furniture exports from Poland (data in millions of USD)

Graph 3


Source: Polish Statistical Office


Graph 4. Top ten Polish furniture export destinations in 2015 (data in millions of USD)

Graph 4


Other countries of furniture export (chosen one): Russia (15th place; USD 141,3 mln), China (17th place; USD 125,4 mln), Canada (21st place; USD 97,7mln)

Source: Polish Statistical Office, Statistics Canada


  • Poland is fifth largest supplier of furniture to Canada (following: United States, China, Mexico and Italy) – in 2015 total supplies of Polish furniture exceeded 97,7 millions of USD (in 2014: USD 117,3 mln).
  • Polish furniture industry generates approximately 2% of Polish GDP.
  • More than 25,000 companies in Poland are producing furniture (including 91 large companies – employing more than 250 employees, 327 middle-size companies – employing 50-249 employees, 1445 small companies
    – employing 10-49 employees, and more than 23,000 micro firms – employing less than 9 employees).
  • About 135,000 people is employed in Polish furniture sector (second result in Europe, after Germany).


Competitive advantages of Polish furniture industry:

  • Very good quality of products with attractive competitive price
  • Long lasting experience in furniture production
  • Continuous works on design, innovations and brand
  • Low costs of production
  • Good resource base
  • Ability to compete with world’s key players


Major business organizations:


Major industry’s events (more information on fairs and shows at:


Looking for some additional information – contact us:

Polish Trade Commissioner’s Office

address: 3501 Avenue du Musée, Montréal, QC H3G 2C8, Canada

tel.: +1 514 282 0080

fax: +1 514 282 1784



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