Overview of the Market for Saw Logs And Veneer Logs (Non-Coniferous) in Croatia
In value terms, production of saw logs and veneer logs (non-coniferous) dropped to $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. Overall, production saw a pronounced decline. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011 when the production volume increased by % y-o-y. Over the period under review, production reached the peak level at $ in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2019, production remained at a lower figure.
The value of the market for saw logs and veneer logs (non-coniferous) in Croatia reduced to $ in 2019, shrinking 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, however, saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 with an increase of % against the previous year. Consumption peaked at $ in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2019, consumption remained at a lower figure.