Sawnwood (Coniferous) Market Overview in the USA
In value terms, sawnwood (coniferous) production stood at $7.6B in 2010. In general, sawnwood (coniferous) production, however, continues to indicate a slight decrease. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of 23% year-to-year. Sawnwood (coniferous) production peaked 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 $9.6B in 2010, jumping by 27% 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, sawnwood (coniferous) consumption, however, continues to indicate an abrupt slump. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 when the market value increased by 27% year-to-year. Sawnwood (coniferous) consumption peaked at $12.7B in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2010, consumption remained at a lower figure.