Overview of the Market for Saw Logs And Veneer Logs (Coniferous) in Guatemala
In value terms, production of saw logs and veneer logs (coniferous) fell to $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. Overall, production continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 with an increase of % year-to-year. As a result, production reached the peak level of $. From 2016 to 2019, production growth remained at a lower figure.
The size of the market for saw logs and veneer logs (coniferous) in Guatemala skyrocketed to $ in 2019, growing 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). In general, consumption, however, showed a deep reduction. Over the period under review, the market hit record highs at $ in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2019, consumption remained at a lower figure.