Plywood Market Overview in China
In value terms, plywood production totaled $ in estimated in export prices. Overall, production recorded a noticeable downturn. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2009 with an increase of % year-to-year. Over the period under review, production reached the peak level at $ in 2013; however, from 2014 to , production stood at a somewhat lower figure.
The value of the plywood market in China was estimated at $ in , stabilizing at 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 slump. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2009 when the market value increased by % against the previous year. Plywood consumption peaked at $ in 2013; however, from 2014 to , consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.