Sawnwood (Coniferous) Market Overview in the USA
In value terms, sawnwood (coniferous) production amounted to $7.6B in 2010. In general, sawnwood (coniferous) production, however, continues to indicate a slight shrinkage. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 when production volume increased by 23% year-to-year. Over the period under review, sawnwood (coniferous) production reached its peak figure level at $8.3B in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2010, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.
The revenue of the sawnwood (coniferous) market in the U.S. amounted to $2.2B in 2010, increasing by 26% 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, sawnwood (coniferous) consumption, however, continues to indicate a sharp deduction. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 when the market value increased by 26% year-to-year. Sawnwood (coniferous) consumption peaked at $5.6B in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2010, consumption failed to regain its momentum.