UAE Home Textiles Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2023 - 2028)

UAE Home Textile Market is Segmented By Product (Bed Linen, Bath Linen, Kitchen Linen, Upholstery and Floor Covering), and By Distribution Channel (Supermarkets & Hypermarkets, Specialty Stores, Online and Other Distribution Channels).

UAE Home Textiles Industry Overview

UAE Home Textile Market Size
Study Period: 2019 - 2028
CAGR: > 4 %

Major Players

UAE Home Textile Market Major Players

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order


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UAE Home Textiles Market Analysis

The textile industry is immense and adds value to the growth in countries around the globe. The UAE enjoys the strategic geographic location and also emerges as a major re-export destination for other neighboring countries in GCC (Gulf cooperation counsil) drawing the attention of many investors around the globe. UAE has lead in oil for years and is merging to be textile and clothing merging hub. Accounting for almost 5.5% share of the world trade, the Middle East ranks the fourth biggest exporter of fashion and clothing accessories.

Due to the COVID-19, The industry faced a complete shutdown for around 2-3 months. Disrupted logistics and frozen external trade caused due to the pandemic affected the entire value chain alike. Most people were stuck at home and did not need to dress it up as they usually would which leads to decrease in demand effecting fashion industry negatively.

After Covid, UAE is able to attract textile business from across globe moving their base of business to one of its emirates, fujariah. The growth of stylish home textiles is another major factor that is likely to increase the demand in the market as restrictions are uplifted. High-end and premium home textiles are leveraging in the market owing to a rise in consumer spending and higher investments in the country. Growth in the hospitality sector with rising number of expatriates is expected to lead demand in bed linen and bath linen segments of the market and uplifting textile market in UAE as well as globally.

UAE Home Textiles Industry Segments

This report aims to provide a detailed analysis of the home textile market of UAE. It focuses on market dynamics, technological trends, and insights on various material, application, and product types. Also, it analyses the major players and the competitive landscape in the home textile industry of UAE. As in UAE after oil industry textile is the largest market for expansion of its market globally distribution channel plays a major role. UAE Home Textile Market is Segmented By Product (Bed Linen, Bath Linen, Kitchen Linen, Upholstery and Floor Covering), and By Distribution Channel (Supermarkets & Hypermarkets, Specialty Stores, Online and Other Distribution Channels). 

By Product Type
Bed linen
Bath linen
Kitchen linen
Floor Covering
By Distribution Channel
Supermarket & Hypermarket
Speciality Store
Others Distribution Channels

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UAE Home Textiles Market Trends

This section covers the major market trends shaping the UAE Home Textiles Market according to our research experts:

E-commerce is Driving Home Textile Market in UAE.

There has been rapid growth in the e-commerce market in the United Arab Emirates since the early 2000s and it has proven extremely popular for startups in the market. Dubai and Abu Dhabi are the main project destinations for many business enterprises that use e-commerce as a platform. The use of e-commerce in the market has made the ordering of home textiles products such as bed linen and cushions by just one click for consumers in the market. E-commerce has also made products deliveries easy and convenient for people in the far town locations across the country.

Revenue of fashion industry through e-commerce had observed a continuous increase in UAE since 2018 with a small decline in growth rate with covid and is expected to further increase as relaxations are been made. During 2018 revenue was was $1.43 bn USD and increased to $4.86 bn USD showing a positive growth.

UAE Home Textile Market Trends

Increase in Exports of Bed and Kitchen Linen is Expanding UAE Home Textile Market

UAE is witnessing growth in exports of its home textile products as it enjoys a strategically good location in the world. The exports from the country are growing from the year 2019 and have risen by considerably till 2021. However, the growth for value exported in 2021 was lower than the growth in 2020 because of disruptions created by Covid in transportation and supply chain. The textile export value grew by 34% in 2021 as compared to growth in value that was 41% in 2019. 

The region is also becoming the world's largest high-end home textile and garment re-export center for countries such as Saudi Arabia, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, and Iraq. Moreover, the net exports are showing declining trend as can be concluded to rising demand for imported home textiles and prints from China, India, and Pakistan. If we consider overall export of UAE it has observed a continuous increase till 2019 with 389.37 bn USD and decline with covid to 319.28 bn USD.

UAE Home Textile Market Analysis

UAE Home Textiles Market Competitor Analysis

The home textiles market is fragmented in nature with various local mills and manufacturers present in the market. Sharjah ad. Manufacturers in the region are adopting new technologies and using new innovative methods such as 3-D cotton textiles and other materials like nylon, synthetic fibers to attract consumers in the market. Players are also adopting for the use of recycled and sustainable materials that are cost-effective and use less natural resources. Appreciative business and trade conditions have boosted the textile and apparel sector, however this market in UAE faces cut throat competition from countries like India, China, and Thailand. Major textile market industries in UAE are Al Futaihi textile, Khaibar textile, Ibrahim Khaleel textile, Cairo textiles, Al Manaqil textiles and leading UAE textile markel regionally while promoting it globally.

UAE Home Textiles Market Top Players

  1. Risala Furniture

  2. Ghazi Textile Trading

  3. Al Taqwa

  4. Royalton Trading

  5. ABM textile

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order

Risala Furniture, Ghazi Textile Trading, Al Taqwa, Royalton Trading, ABM textile

UAE Home Textiles Market Recent Developments

  • On October 2021 Al karim Textile enters into a strategic aliiance in RecoverTM to promote suatainiblity and circularity in Home textile product.
  • On 04th Jan 2021 Vandewiele has reached an agreement to acquire Savio Group which is the world leading designer and manufacturer of winding machines and quality control devices for the textile industry, with operations in Italy, China, India, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland and Czech Republic.

UAE Home Textiles Market Report - Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions and Market Definition

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Market Drivers

    3. 4.3 Market Restraints

    4. 4.4 Industry Value Chain Analysis

    5. 4.5 Industry Attractiveness - Porters' Five Forces Analysis

      1. 4.5.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.5.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers

      3. 4.5.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.5.4 Threat of Substitutes

      5. 4.5.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry

    6. 4.6 Insights on technology innovation in Home Textile Market.

    7. 4.7 Impact of COVID-19 on the Market


    1. 5.1 By Product Type

      1. 5.1.1 Bed linen

      2. 5.1.2 Bath linen

      3. 5.1.3 Kitchen linen

      4. 5.1.4 Upholstery

      5. 5.1.5 Floor Covering

    2. 5.2 By Distribution Channel

      1. 5.2.1 Supermarket & Hypermarket

      2. 5.2.2 Speciality Store

      3. 5.2.3 Online

      4. 5.2.4 Others Distribution Channels


    1. 6.1 Market Concetration Overview

    2. 6.2 Company Profiles

      1. 6.2.1 Risala Furniture

      2. 6.2.2 Ghazi Textile Trading

      3. 6.2.3 Al Taqwa

      4. 6.2.4 Royaltan Trading

      5. 6.2.5 ABM Textile

      6. 6.2.6 Recover(TM)

      7. 6.2.7 AL Karim

      8. 6.2.8 Vandewiele

      9. 6.2.9 Savio group

      10. 6.2.10 National Council of textile organisation

    3. *List Not Exhaustive


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UAE Home Textiles Market Research FAQs

The UAE Home Textiles Market is studied from 2019 - 2028.

The UAE Home Textiles Market is growing at a CAGR of >4% over the next 5 years.

Risala Furniture, Ghazi Textile Trading, Al Taqwa, Royalton Trading , ABM textile are the major companies operating in UAE Home Textiles Market.

UAE Home Textiles Industry Reports

In-depth industry statistics and market share insights of the UAE Home Textiles sector for 2020, 2021, and 2022. The UAE Home Textiles research report provides a comprehensive outlook of the market size and an industry growth forecast for 2023 to 2028. Available to download is a free sample file of the UAE Home Textiles report PDF.

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