Overview of the Market for Saw Logs And Veneer Logs (Coniferous) in Belarus
In value terms, production of saw logs and veneer logs (coniferous) rose slightly to $ in estimated in export prices. In general, production saw a tangible expansion. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of % y-o-y. Over the period under review, production hit record highs at $ in 2018; however, from 2019 to , production failed to regain the momentum.
The value of the market for saw logs and veneer logs (coniferous) in Belarus rose markedly to $ in , surging 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). Overall, consumption enjoyed a resilient expansion. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2012 with an increase of % y-o-y. Consumption peaked in and is likely to continue growth in years to come.