Overview of the Market for Articles of Fiber Cement in Germany
In value terms, articles of fiber cement production expanded to $ in estimated in export prices. Overall, production, however, showed a abrupt setback. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2019 when the production volume increased by % year-to-year. Articles of fiber cement production peaked at $ in 2007; however, from 2008 to , production failed to regain the momentum.
The revenue of the articles of fiber cement market in Germany reduced modestly to $ in , approximately reflecting 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 saw a deep reduction. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017 with an increase of % y-o-y. Over the period under review, the market reached the maximum level at $ in 2007; however, from 2008 to , consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.