Post by Ismail AbdulAzeez on Apr 19, 2019 10:11:42 GMT 1
A mat is a piece of fabric material that generally is placed on a floor or other flat surface usually for sleeping.
To supply this product, you should focus on traditional techniques and designs, to add uniqueness to your products. Working with sustainable quality materials and co-creation can give you a competitive edge.
Most hand-woven mats are made of wool or other fine animal hair like alpaca, llama or yak. They can also be made of cotton, silk or recycled materials.
European Market for Mats
Europe’s main importers of our mats are the United Kingdom, Germany, Denmark and Sweden.
It could be used in the beach or for picnics. Mats are usually used for sleeping or sitting outdoor. Mat supply over there is usually dependent on import from other countries. This drives the need for imports, making Europe an interesting market for local mats.
European imports of our local mats are increasing. Most of these imports also come from developing countries. Europe’s main importers of mats are Germany, the United Kingdom, Denmark and Sweden.
The uniqueness of exported hand woven mats in terms of the local materials used and the fascinating designs make the product market interesting.
Sourcing for products
There are many indigenous mat weavers and makers across the country. You can buy in large quantities directly from them or buy small quantities to export and increase your stock as you progress in business.
Another option is to be directly involved in the processing and production the mats.
Securing foreign buyers for your product
You can market your product via the internet or through family and acquaintances abroad, then begin your export process and you can be assured of adequate publicity and good market response, giving you good sales and positive returns on your investment.
We organise seminars on export that will give you all the required knowledge and information on various products export.