Overview of the Market for Articles of Fiber Cement in Portugal
In value terms, articles of fiber cement production declined dramatically to $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. Overall, production faced a abrupt shrinkage. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2011 with an increase of % y-o-y. Over the period under review, production hit record highs at $ in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2019, production remained at a lower figure.
The value of the articles of fiber cement market in Portugal reduced to $ in 2019, with a decrease of -% 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 saw a abrupt setback. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2011 when the market value increased by % y-o-y. Over the period under review, the market hit record highs at $ in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2019, consumption failed to regain the momentum.