Railway Sleeper Market Overview in Croatia
In value terms, railway sleeper production amounted to $ in 2018 estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, railway sleeper production continues to indicate a precipitous reduction. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2015 when production volume increased by % y-o-y. In that year, railway sleeper production reached its peak level of $. From 2016 to 2018, railway sleeper production growth remained at a lower figure.
The revenue of the railway sleeper market in Croatia amounted to $ in 2018, coming down 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, railway sleeper consumption, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013 when the market value increased by % against the previous year. Over the period under review, the railway sleeper market attained its maximum level at $ in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2018, consumption failed to regain its momentum.