Overview of the Market for Saw Logs And Veneer Logs (Non-Coniferous) in Germany
In value terms, production of saw logs and veneer logs (non-coniferous) dropped to $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, production, however, showed a slight reduction. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2014 when the production volume increased by % year-to-year. Production peaked at $ in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2019, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.
The revenue of the market for saw logs and veneer logs (non-coniferous) in Germany dropped modestly to $ in 2019, declining 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, showed a perceptible shrinkage. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2014 when the market value increased by % y-o-y. Consumption peaked at $ in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2019, consumption failed to regain the momentum.