Particle Board Market Overview in Japan
In value terms, particle board production dropped to $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. Overall, production showed a slight shrinkage. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 with an increase of % against the previous year. Japan production peaked at $ in 2010; however, from 2011 to 2019, production failed to regain the momentum.
The size of the particle board market in Japan shrank modestly to $ in 2019, waning 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). Over the period under review, consumption continues to indicate a slight decline. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2017 with an increase of % year-to-year. Japan consumption peaked at $ in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2019, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.