Overview of the Market for Articles of Fiber Cement in Ireland
In value terms, articles of fiber cement production reduced rapidly to $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. Overall, production faced a deep downturn. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2013 when the production volume increased by % y-o-y. Articles of fiber cement production peaked at $ in 2009; however, from 2010 to 2019, production remained at a lower figure.
The value of the articles of fiber cement market in Ireland shrank to $ in 2019, declining 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 setback. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 when the market value increased by % year-to-year. Articles of fiber cement consumption peaked at $ in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, consumption remained at a lower figure.