Overview of the Market for Saw Logs And Veneer Logs (Non-Coniferous) in Paraguay
In value terms, production of saw logs and veneer logs (non-coniferous) reduced notably to $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, production continues to indicate a pronounced setback. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2017 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 value of the market for saw logs and veneer logs (non-coniferous) in Paraguay contracted remarkably to $ in 2019, reducing 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 continues to indicate a perceptible setback. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 with an increase of % year-to-year. Consumption peaked at $ in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2019, consumption failed to regain the momentum.