Annual Floor Covering Report 2022
Introduction by Darius Helm, Statistics by Market Insights LLC Floor Focus May 2022
By most metrics, it was a good year for the flooring industry, with every flooring category posting growth. Based on government statistics on imports, and including domestic mill shipments, the market grew 20.7% in revenues, according to Market Insights LLC, to $27.457 billion. But this is a bit misleading, as Market Insights believes import numbers to be inflated by as much as 10% due to exported but unlanded product and calculates actual growth to be 16.5%, with the government’s inflated figures impacting the carpet/rug, resilient and hardwood categories most acutely. By volume, the market was up by low single digits.
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