Overview of the Market for Saw Logs And Veneer Logs (Coniferous) in France
In value terms, production of saw logs and veneer logs (coniferous) amounted to $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. The total output value increased at an average annual rate of +% over the period from 2007 to 2019; the trend pattern remained consistent, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations in certain years. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2018 when the production volume increased by % against the previous year. Production peaked in 2019 and is likely to see gradual growth in the immediate term.
The value of the market for saw logs and veneer logs (coniferous) in France rose modestly to $ in 2019, 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 continues to indicate a strong increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2012 when the market value increased by % against the previous year. Consumption peaked in 2019 and is likely to continue growth in years to come.