Updated Jan 3, 2023 04:58

Market for Roofing Tiles, Chimney-Pots, Cowls, Chimney Liners in France

Market Overview
In , the French market for roofing tiles, chimney-pots, cowls, chimney liners increased by % to $, rising for the second consecutive year after two years of decline. Over the period under review, consumption, however, continues to indicate a pronounced downturn. Over the period under review, the market hit record highs at $ in 2007; however, from 2008 to , consumption failed to regain momentum.

In value terms, production of roofing tiles, chimney-pots, cowls, chimney liners contracted to $ in estimated in export price. In general, production continues to indicate a noticeable slump. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2009 when the production volume increased by %. Production of peaked at $ in 2007; however, from 2008 to , production remained at a lower figure.


Consumption
In , consumption of roofing tiles, chimney-pots, cowls, chimney liners increased by % to units, rising for the second year in a row after two years of decline. Overall, consumption, however, showed a abrupt slump. Over the period under review, consumption of attained the peak volume at units in 2007; however, from 2008 to , consumption failed to regain momentum.

The revenue of the market for roofing tiles, chimney-pots, cowls, chimney liners in France totaled $ 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, however, continues to indicate a noticeable shrinkage. Consumption of peaked at $ in 2007; however, from 2008 to , consumption failed to regain momentum.


Market Forecast
Depressed by shrinking demand for roofing tiles, chimney-pots, cowls, chimney liners in France, the market is expected to continue its downward consumption trend over the next eight years. The performance of the market is forecast to contract with an anticipated CAGR of -% for the period from to , which is projected to depress the market volume to units by the end of .

In value terms, the market is forecast to contract with an anticipated CAGR of -% for the period from to , which is projected to bring the market value to $ (in nominal prices) by the end of .


Market Structure
Over the period under review, the share of imports in terms of total roofing tiles, chimney-pots, cowls, chimney liners consumption in France was relatively small in physical terms, fluctuating under an % figure. In value terms the share of imports also stood at a low figure, which means that the France roofing tiles, chimney-pots, cowls, chimney liners market is largely supplied by domestic manufacturers. The growth in the share of France imports of in the roofing tiles, chimney-pots, cowls, chimney liners market structure from % in 2007 to % in is explained by a more substantial reduction in output, compared with a decrease in imports. In , the share of imports in total consumption accounted for % in value terms and % in physical terms. The share of imports increased moderately ( percentage point) over the period under review.


Trade Balance
France remains a net exporter of roofing tiles, chimney-pots, cowls, chimney liners; in physical and value terms, exports consistently exceeded imports from 2007 to . In , there was a significant trade surplus of units, which was equal to $. This tangible trade surplus reflects the fact that the market remains buoyed by domestic production, and the industry is highly incorporated into the global market, which is likely to continue in the medium term.