Overview of the Market for Iron and Steel Railway Construction Materials in France
In value terms, production of railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel contracted modestly to $ in estimated in export prices. Overall, production recorded a noticeable shrinkage. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2013 with an increase of % year-to-year. Over the period under review, production attained the peak level at $ in 2007; however, from 2008 to , production stood at a somewhat lower figure.
The revenue of the market for railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel in France expanded modestly to $ in , picking up 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). Over the period under review, consumption continues to indicate a mild decline. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 with an increase of % year-to-year. Over the period under review, the market reached the maximum level at $ in 2014; however, from 2015 to , consumption remained at a lower figure.