GCC Flooring Market: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2018-2023

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The GCC flooring market was worth US$ 10.5 Billion in 2017. The market is further projected to reach a value of US$ 16.1 Billion by 2023, at a CAGR of 7.4% during 2018-2023. Flooring refers to a layer of finished material used to cover a floor structure in order to provide a levelled surface. Vinyl sheets, ceramic tiles, rubber, natural stone, wood, and carpets and rugs are the most common type of flooring materials. These materials are selected on the basis of various factors, such as noise insulation, cleaning effort, comfort, endurance and cost. In the GCC region, the widespread refurbishment and new building projects have boosted the demand for flooring.

GCC Flooring Market Drivers:

  • In the GCC region, industrial development fuelled by huge investments made by the governments plays a crucial role in the growth of the flooring industry as all industrial facilities need fit-for-purpose flooring.
  • The increased focus on green buildings coupled with growing usage of eco-friendly flooring products in the GCC region is stimulating the demand for floorings manufactured from recycled raw materials.
  • Technological advancements in the flooring industry have resulted in improved product features such as digitally printed tile designs, availability of wide variety of colours, enhanced water resistance, etc., in turn, propelling the growth of the market.


Segment Insights:

On the basis of segment, the market has been segmented into hard and soft flooring. Amongst these, hard flooring, including ceramic tiles, mosaic tiles, vitrified tiles, marbles and granite, represents the leading segment in the GCC flooring market.

Product Type Insights:

Based on the product type, tile flooring represents the most popular segment, accounting for the majority of the total share. Other major product types include stone flooring, wood and laminate flooring, and carpet flooring.

End-use Insights:

On the basis of end-use, the market has been segregated as commercial and residential sectors. Currently, the commercial sector dominates the GCC flooring market, holding the major share.

Regional Insights:

On a geographical front, the UAE enjoys the leading position in the GCC flooring market due to widespread construction projects in the region. Other major regions are Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain and Kuwait.

Competitive Landscape:

The GCC flooring market is concentrated in nature with the presence of a handful of players who compete in terms of prices and quality. Some of the leading players operating in the market are:

  • RAK Ceramics
  • Carpetland
  • Kahrs
  • Swiss Hardwoods
  • Gerbur
  • Krono Swiss
  • Terazzo


This report provides a deep insight into the GCC flooring industry covering all its essential aspects. This ranges from macro overview of the market to micro details of the industry performance, recent trends, key market drivers and challenges, SWOT analysis, Porter’s five forces analysis, value chain analysis, etc. The report also provides a comprehensive analysis for setting up a flooring tile manufacturing plant. This report is a must-read for entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, consultants, business strategists, and all those who have any kind of stake or are planning to foray into the flooring industry in any manner.

Key Questions Answered in This Report:

  • How has the GCC flooring market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
  • What are the key regional markets in the GCC flooring industry?
  • What are the key end-use segments in the GCC flooring industry?
  • What are the major product segments in the GCC flooring industry?
  • What are the price trends of flooring?
  • What are the various stages in the value chain of the GCC flooring industry?
  • What are the key driving factors and challenges in the GCC flooring industry?
  • What is the structure of the GCC flooring industry and who are the key players?
  • What is the degree of competition in the GCC flooring industry?
  • What are the key requirements for setting up a flooring tile manufacturing plant?
  • How are flooring tiles manufactured?
  • What are the various unit operations involved in a flooring tile manufacturing plant?
  • What is the total size of land required for setting up a flooring tile manufacturing plant?
  • What are the machinery requirements for setting up a flooring tile manufacturing plant?
  • What is the mass balance and raw material requirements for setting up a flooring tile manufacturing plant?
  • What are the packaging requirements for flooring tiles?
  • What are the transportation requirements for flooring tiles?
  • What are the utility requirements for setting up a flooring tile manufacturing plant?
  • What are the manpower requirements for setting up a flooring tile manufacturing plant?

1    Preface
2    Scope and Methodology

    2.1    Objectives of the Study
    2.2    Stakeholders
    2.3    Data Sources
        2.3.1    Primary Sources
        2.3.2    Secondary Sources
    2.4    Market Estimation
        2.4.1    Bottom-Up Approach
        2.4.2    Top-Down Approach
    2.5    Forecasting Methodology
3    Executive Summary
4    Introduction

    4.1    Overview
    4.2    Key Industry Trends
5    GCC Flooring Market
    5.1    Market Overview
    5.2    Market Performance
        5.2.1    Volume Trends
        5.2.2    Value Trends
    5.3    Price Analysis
        5.3.1    Price Trends
        5.3.2    Price Structure
        5.3.3    Price Forecast
    5.4    Market Breakup by Region
    5.5    Market Breakup by Segment
    5.6    Market Breakup by Flooring Type
    5.7    Market Breakup by End-Use Sector
    5.8    Market Forecast
    5.9    SWOT Analysis
        5.9.1    Overview
        5.9.2    Strengths
        5.9.3    Weaknesses
        5.9.4    Opportunities
        5.9.5    Threats
    5.10    Value Chain Analysis
        5.10.1    Overview
        5.10.2    Research and Development
        5.10.3    Raw Material Procurement
        5.10.4    Manufacturing
        5.10.5    Marketing
        5.10.6    Distribution
        5.10.7    End-Use
    5.11    Porters Five Forces Analysis
        5.11.1    Overview
        5.11.2    Bargaining Power of Buyers
        5.11.3    Bargaining Power of Suppliers
        5.11.4    Degree of Competition
        5.11.5    Threat of New Entrants
        5.11.6    Threat of Substitutes
    5.12    Key Success Factors and Key Risk Factors
6    Market Breakup by Region
    6.1    UAE
    6.2    Saudi Arabia
    6.3    Qatar
    6.4    Oman
    6.5    Bahrain
    6.6    Kuwait
7    Market Breakup by Segment
    7.1    Hard Flooring
    7.2    Soft Flooring
8    Market Breakup by Flooring Type
    8.1    Tile Flooring
    8.2    Stone Flooring
    8.3    Wood and Laminate Flooring
    8.4    Carpet Flooring
    8.5    Other Flooring
9    Market Breakup by End-Use Sector
    9.1    Commercial
    9.2    Residential
10    Competitive Landscape
    10.1    Market Structure
    10.2    Market Breakup by Key Players
11    Flooring Tile Manufacturing Process
    11.1    Product Overview
    11.2    Detailed Process Flow
    11.3    Various Types of Unit Operations Involved
    11.4    Mass Balance and Raw Material Requirements
    11.5    Land and Construction Requirements
    11.6    Machinery Requirements
    11.7    Machinery Pictures
    11.8    Raw Material and Final Product Pictures
    11.9    Packaging Requirements
    11.10    Transportation Requirements
    11.11    Utilities Requirements
    11.12    Manpower Requirements
12    Profiles of Key Players
    12.1    RAK Ceramics
    12.2    Carpetland
    12.3    Kahrs
    12.4    Swiss Hardwoods
    12.5    Gerbur
    12.6    Krono Swiss
    12.7    Terrazo

List of Figures

Figure 1: GCC: Flooring Market: Major Drivers and Challenges
Figure 2: GCC: Flooring Market: Sales Volume (in Million Sq. Metres), 2010-2017
Figure 3: GCC: Flooring Market: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2010-2017
Figure 4: GCC: Flooring Market: Average Prices: (in US$ per Sq. Metre), 2010 - 2017
Figure 5: GCC: Flooring Market: Price Structure (in US$/Sq. Metre)
Figure 6: GCC: Flooring Market Forecast: Average Prices (in US$ per Sq. Metre), 2018- 2023
Figure 7: GCC: Flooring Market: Breakup by Region (in %), 2017
Figure 8: GCC: Flooring Market: Breakup by Segment (in %), 2017
Figure 9: GCC: Flooring Market: Breakup by Flooring Type (in %), 2017
Figure 10: GCC: Flooring Market: Breakup by End-Use Sector (in %), 2017
Figure 11: GCC: Flooring Market Forecast: Sales Volume (in Million Sq. Metres), 2018-2023
Figure 12: GCC: Flooring Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2018-2023
Figure 13: GCC: Flooring Industry: SWOT Analysis
Figure 14: GCC: Flooring Industry: Value Chain Analysis
Figure 15: GCC: Flooring Industry: Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
Figure 16: UAE: Flooring Market: Sales Volume (in Million Sq. Metres), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 17: Saudi Arabia: Flooring Market: Sales Volume (in Million Sq. Metres), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 18: Qatar: Flooring Market: Sales Volume (in Million Sq. Metres), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 19: Oman: Flooring Market: Sales Volume (in Million Sq. Metres), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 20: Bahrain: Flooring Market: Sales Volume (in Million Sq. Metres), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 21: Kuwait: Flooring Market: Sales Volume (in Million Sq. Metres), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 22: GCC: Hard Flooring Market: Sales Volume (in Million Sq. Metres), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 23: GCC: Soft Flooring Market: Sales Volume (in Million Sq. Metres), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 24: GCC: Tile Flooring Market: Sales Volume (in Million Sq. Metres), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 25: GCC: Stone Flooring Market: Sales Volume (in Million Sq. Metres), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 26: GCC: Wood and Laminate Flooring Market: Sales Volume (in Million Sq. Metres), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 27: GCC: Carpet Flooring Market: Sales Volume (in Million Sq. Metres), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 28: GCC: Other Flooring Market: Sales Volume (in Million Sq. Metres), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 29: GCC: Flooring Market (Commercial Sector): Sales Volume (in Million Sq. Metres), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 30: GCC: Flooring Market (Residential Sector): Sales Volume (in Million Sq. Metres), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 31: GCC: Flooring Market: Competitive Structure
Figure 32: GCC: Flooring Market: Breakup by Key Players (in %), 2017
Figure 33: Flooring Tile (Ceramic Tile) Manufacturing Plant: Detailed Process Flow
Figure 34: Flooring Tile (Ceramic Tile) Manufacturing Process: Conversion Rate of Feedstocks
Figure 35: Flooring Tile (Ceramic Tile) Manufacturing Plant: Packaging Requirements

 
List of Tables

Table 1: GCC: Flooring Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2017 and 2023
Table 2: GCC: Flooring Market Forecast: Breakup by Region (in Million Sq. Metres), 2018-2023
Table 3: GCC: Flooring Market Forecast: Breakup by Segment (in Million Sq. Metres), 2018-2023
Table 4: GCC: Flooring Market Forecast: Breakup by Flooring Type (in Million Sq. Metres), 2018-2023
Table 5: GCC: Flooring Market Forecast: Breakup by End-Use Sector (in Million Sq. Metres), 2018-2023
Table 6: Flooring Tile (Ceramic Tile) Manufacturing Plant: Raw Material Requirements (in Tons/Day)
Table 7: Flooring Tile (Ceramic Tile) Manufacturing Plant: Costs Related to Land and Site Development (in US$)
Table 8: Flooring Tile (Ceramic Tile) Manufacturing Plant: Costs Related to Civil Works (in US$)
Table 9: Flooring Tile (Ceramic Tile) Manufacturing Plant: Costs Related to Machinery (in US$)
Table 10: Flooring Tile (Ceramic Tile) Manufacturing Plant: Utility Requirements and Expenditures
Table 11: Flooring Tile (Ceramic Tile) Manufacturing Plant: Costs Related to Salaries and Wages (in US$)


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