Home textiles, in a sense, include products that reveal people’s lifestyles, pleasure and aesthetic pleasure. This contributes greatly to the development of the sector and to the increase of product diversity.
Turkish home textile, which has become a brand in the world, continues to be known with its R & D and innovations. Turkey which attaches great importance to the development of this area, it continues to maintain its place among the world’s largest economies. Companies that give importance to R & D, branding and service are strengthening their places in world markets day by day. As we looking at the point where Turkish companies have come to the home textile sector in the last ten years; Turkey, is in the country position that determining of trends in Home Textile. Especially in recent years, great innovations are offered in the drapery and upholstery fabrics. Our country, which has become the manufacturer of many famous companies in Western Europe and America with its product creativity and design and pattern, is in an indispensable position in the world.
HOME TEXTILE EXPORTS STARTED POSITIVE IN 2019
In our country, home textile exports amounted to approximately $ 1.9 billion in January – December 2018 period. In January 2019, home textile exports were worth about 140 million dollars. In the January – December period of last year, when the home textiles export based on product groups were examined, exports of towels and cleanning cloths the most important product group, amounted to $ 645 million. The second most important product group of the same period was the bed sheet group worth $ 518 million. In January – December 2018, the largest group of home textiles in exports was the pillow, quilt and sleeping bag with an increase of 15.9%.
GERMANY DID NOT LEAVE FIRST PLACE
Germany was the most important country for home textile exports in January-December 2018. Home textile exports to Germany in this period amounted to $ 403 million. The second most important country in the export of home textiles was America. US $ 241 million worth of exports was made. Home textile exports to the US increased by 23.9% in January 2019. In the same period, exports to the EU (28) countries amounted to 1.1 billion dollars. Exports of home textiles in the January – December period of 2018 with the highest increase in exports was in Spain and Italy. Home textile exports to these countries increased by 9.6% and 3.8%, respectively.
News: Kübra Karaca