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Blog, Sergey Avramenko, May 28, 2018 24

In 2016, the global prefab housing imports stood at 5.3M tonnes, coming up by 3% against the previous year figure. Overall, prefab housing imports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011, an increase of 7% against the previous year level.

Builders' Carpentry And Joinery
Blog, Anna Sergeeva, May 28, 2018 18

Global prefab housing exports amounted to 3.5M tonnes in 2016, jumping by 9% against the previous year figure. Overall, prefab housing exports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2011, an increase of 12% year-to-year. Over the period under review, global prefab housing exports attained its maximum volume in 2016, and are likely to see steady growth in the immediate term. In value terms, prefab housing exports stood at $8.4B in 2016. In general, prefab housing exports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. Global prefab housing export peaked of $9.7B in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2016, it failed to regain its strength. Top Prefab Housing Exporting Countries in the World 1. China (1,426.1 million USD) 2. USA (573.0 million USD) 3. Netherlands (552.7 million USD) 4. Germany (456.9 million USD) 5. Czech Republic (445.0 million USD) 6. Italy (397.9 million USD) 7. Estonia (355.9 million USD) 8. Poland (244.2 million USD) 9. Belgium (213.7 million USD) 10. Lithuania (190.1 million USD) 11. Turkey (168.5 million USD) 12. Portugal (42.8 million USD) Prefab Housing Exports By Country China (815K tonnes) was the major exporting country with an export of about 815K tonnes, which reached 23% of total exports. The U.S. (215K tonnes) ranks second globally in prefab housing exports with a 6% share, following Czech Republic (6%), Estonia (6%), and Germany (5%). The Netherlands (136K tonnes), Portugal (110K tonnes), Poland (108K tonnes), Lithuania (105K tonnes), Italy (89K tonnes), Belgium (87K tonnes), and Turkey (79K tonnes) followed a long way behind this figure. Exports from China increased at an average annual rate of +5.0% from 2007 to 2016. At the same time, Portugal (+24.7%), Estonia (+7.8%), Lithuania (+4.3%), Italy (+1.6%), Poland (+1.2%), and Czech Republic (+1.2%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Portugal emerged as the fastest growing importer/exporter in the world, with a CAGR of +24.7% from 2007-2016. The Netherlands, and the U.S. experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, Turkey (-2.4%), Germany (-2.8%), and Belgium (-6.5%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. While the share of Belgium (2%) increased significantly, the share of Portugal (-2.7%), Estonia (-2.8%), and China (-8.3%) displayed negative dynamics. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period. In value terms, China ($1.4B) remains the largest prefab housing supplier in the world, making up 17% of global exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the U.S. ($573M), with the share of 7% of global exports. It was followed by the Netherlands, with the share of 7%. From 2007 to 2016, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value of prefab housing exports in China expanded at +3.0%. The remaining exporting countries recorded the following average annual rates: the U.S. (+0.1% per year) and the Netherlands (+4.3% per year). Prefab Housing Export Prices By Country The average prefab housing export price stood at $2,414 per tonne in 2016, lowering by -7.6% against the previous year. Overall, prefab housing export price continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008, when export price increased by 12% year-to-year. Global prefab housing export peaked of $2,882 per tonne in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2016, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

Builders' Carpentry And Joinery
Blog, Olga Minchina, January 18, 2016 314

From 2007 to 2014, EU prefabricated building production showed mixed dynamics, finally falling from 27.3 billion EUR in 2007 to 23.4 billion EUR in 2014. It dropped with a CAGR of -2.2% over the period under review.

 

 
Builders' Carpentry And Joinery
Blog, Olga Minchina, July 27, 2015 515

China and the U.S. were the main suppliers of prefabricated buildings into the EU, with a combined share of 39.8% of total extra-EU imports in 2013. However, the fastest growing suppliers from 2007 to 2013 were Ukraine (+7.7% per year) and the United Arab Emirates (+7.6% per year). China significantly strengthened its position in the extra-EU import structure, from 16.3% in 2007 to 28.8% in 2013

Builders' Carpentry And Joinery
Blog, Olga Minchina, July 13, 2015 283

China continued its dominance in the global prefabricated building trade. In 2014, China exported 714 thousand tonnes of prefabricated buildings totaling 1,655 million USD, 1% under the previous year. Its primary trading partner was the Russian Federation, where it supplied 7.8% of its total prefabricated building exports.