Overview of the Market for Saw Logs And Veneer Logs (Non-Coniferous) in Mozambique
In value terms, production of saw logs and veneer logs (non-coniferous) contracted to $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. Overall, production continues to indicate a pronounced decline. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 when the production volume increased by % year-to-year. Over the period under review, production hit record highs at $ in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2019, production failed to regain the momentum.
The revenue of the market for saw logs and veneer logs (non-coniferous) in Mozambique shrank 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). Overall, consumption showed a pronounced decline. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2014 with an increase of % against the previous year. Over the period under review, the market reached the peak level at $ in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2019, consumption failed to regain the momentum.