UAE Home Textiles Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)

UAE Home Textiles market is segmented by Type (Bed Linen, Bath Linen, Kitchen Linen, Upholstery, Floor) and by Distribution Channel (Speciality Stores, Supermarkets & Hypermarkets, Online, Others).

Market Snapshot

UAE Home Textiles Market
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2020
CAGR: >4 %

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Market Overview

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 drawing the attention of many investors around the globe. UAE has a large textile industry and only lags behind oil in terms of income and employment. The raw materials used for the home textile industry in UAE are silk, cotton, linen, wool, and synthetic materials such as polyester and rayon. Linen is widely adopted in the market due to its durability and strength.

The UAE home textile market is growing on the basis of government initiatives in the industry including forming of free zones such as Fujairah, development of infrastructure, tax exemptions, and growing population in the country. The growth of stylish home textiles is another major factor that is likely to increase the demand in the market. Another factor that is contributing to the growth is technical textiles used in and industrial segments. 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 due to rising number of expatriates is expected to lead th edemand in bed linen and bath linen segments of the market.

Scope of the Report

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 process types. Also, it analyses the major players and the competitive landscape in the home textile industry.

By Product
Bed Linen
Bath Linen
Kitchen Linen
By Distribution Channel
Speciality Stores
Supermarkets & Hypermarkets

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Key Market Trends

Rising E-commerce Sales in the Market

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.

UAE Home Textiles Market 1

Increase in Exports of Bed and Kitchen Linen from UAE

UAE is witnessing growth in the 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 2016 and have risen by considerable value in 2018. However, the growth value exported in 2018 was lower than the growth from the year 2017. The export value grew by 34% in 2018 as compared to growth in value that was 41% in 2016. 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 countries from China, India, and Pakistan.

UAE Home Textiles Market 2

Competitive Landscape

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.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Drivers

    3. 4.3 Restraints

    4. 4.4 Opportunities

    5. 4.5 Value Chain Analysis

    6. 4.6 Porter's Five Forces Analysis

    7. 4.7 Impact of Covid-19 on Market

    8. 4.8 Insights on Government Regulations and Initiatives

    9. 4.9 Insights on Technology Innovations in the Industry


    1. 5.1 By Product

      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

    2. 5.2 By Distribution Channel

      1. 5.2.1 Speciality Stores

      2. 5.2.2 Supermarkets & Hypermarkets

      3. 5.2.3 Online

      4. 5.2.4 Others


    1. 6.1 Risala Furniture

    2. 6.2 Ghazi Textile Trading

    3. 6.3 Al Taqwa

    4. 6.4 Royalton Trading

    5. 6.5 Al Majaz Trading

    6. 6.6 Housetex Company LLC.

    7. 6.7 Regency Bed Linen Industries LLC

    8. 6.8 Dubai Towels

    9. 6.9 Al Nabooda Interiors Llc

    10. 6.10 Warps & Wefts LLC

    11. 6.11 Al Muntasser Trading

    12. 6.12 Snow Internation Gen Trading LLC

  7. *List Not Exhaustive


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Frequently Asked Questions

The UAE Home Textiles Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

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

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

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