Overview of the Market for Gravel And Crushed Stone in the Netherlands
In value terms, gravel and crushed stone production contracted slightly to $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, production saw a deep reduction. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 with an increase of % y-o-y. Over the period under review, production hit record highs at $ in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.
The value of the gravel and crushed stone market in the Netherlands expanded sharply to $ in 2019, picking up by % against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). Over the period under review, consumption, however, continues to indicate a slight downturn. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 when the market value increased by % year-to-year. Gravel and crushed stone consumption peaked at $ in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2019, consumption failed to regain the momentum.