Overview of the Market for Saw Logs And Veneer Logs (Non-Coniferous) in Iran
In value terms, production of saw logs and veneer logs (non-coniferous) soared to $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, production continues to indicate a deep contraction. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 with an increase of % against the previous year. Production peaked at $ in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2019, production failed to regain the momentum.
The value of the market for saw logs and veneer logs (non-coniferous) in Iran rose notably 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). Over the period under review, consumption recorded a deep downturn. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2009 with an increase of % year-to-year. Consumption peaked at $ in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2019, consumption failed to regain the momentum.