Plaster Market Overview in France
In value terms, plaster production declined to $ in 2018 estimated in export prices. Overall, production recorded a abrupt contraction. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011 when the production volume increased by % against the previous year. Plaster production peaked at $ in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2018, production remained at a lower figure.
The value of the plaster market in France dropped slightly to $ in 2018, reducing 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). Overall, consumption continues to indicate a abrupt curtailment. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2012 when the market value increased by % year-to-year. Over the period under review, the market hit record highs at $ in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2018, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.