EPLF® publishes annual statistics on the total sales for the previous year. The data reported by ordinary members (producers) is collected on a quarterly basis and summed up at the end of the year. The Association makes public only the information below, as all other data is confidential and reserved for members.
EPLF total sales 2019
EPLF total sales 2019:
446,7 Mio. m²
Stabilisation of the laminate flooring market in 2019
In 2019, the worldwide sales of the EPLF members reached 446.7 million m² of laminate flooring. The second half of 2019 showed a positive trend, stabilising the market. While sales in Western Europe fell slightly in 2019, main Western European countries continue to report positive figures. Eastern Europe remains a strong market. Overseas sales did register a setback.
Western Europe: 217,9 million m²
In Western Europe (total sales 217,9 million m2), Germany remains the main market with almost 50 million m², followed by France at 36.5 million m² and Great Britain at 32.6 million m2, which is an increase of 9.5 % compared to 2018. The Netherlands follow ranks at 18.6 million m2 (increase of 1.4%) and Spain at 16.7 million m2 (increase of 1.4%).
Eastern Europe: 135,1 million m²
With total sales of 135,1 million m2, the region confirms its important position for the members of EPLF. The Ukraine is clearly the "rising star" in the region with a 34.8% growth and now ranks third in the region, after Russia (growth of 11.3 %) and Poland (growth of 5.5%).