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Article Publishing Date: Sep 2, 2019

Global Particle Board Market 2019 - Production Increased for the Sixth Consecutive Year

IndexBox has just published a new report: 'World - Particle Board - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights'. Here is a summary of the report's key findings.

The global particle board market revenue amounted to $39.6B in 2018, standing approx. 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, particle board consumption continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 with an increase of 15% y-o-y. The global particle board consumption peaked in 2018 and is expected to retain its growth in the near future.

Consumption By Country

The countries with the highest volumes of particle board consumption in 2018 were China (29M cubic meters), the U.S. (24M cubic meters) and Russia (8.4M cubic meters), with a combined 47% share of global consumption.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of particle board consumption, amongst the main consuming countries, was attained by China, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the U.S. ($10.5B), China ($7.8B) and Germany ($2.5B) appeared to be the countries with the highest levels of market value in 2018, together comprising 52% of the global market.

The countries with the highest levels of particle board per capita consumption in 2018 were Poland (193 cubic meters per 1000 persons), Romania (144 cubic meters per 1000 persons) and Germany (94 cubic meters per 1000 persons).

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of particle board per capita consumption, amongst the main consuming countries, was attained by China, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Market Forecast 2019-2025

Driven by increasing demand for particle board worldwide, the market is expected to continue an upward consumption trend over the next seven-year period. Market performance is forecast to retain its current trend pattern, expanding with an anticipated CAGR of +1.4% for the seven-year period from 2018 to 2025, which is projected to bring the market volume to 143M cubic meters by the end of 2025.

Production 2007-2018

Global particle board production amounted to 128M cubic meters in 2018, increasing by 1.5% against the previous year. The total output volume increased at an average annual rate of +1.4% from 2007 to 2018; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded over the period under review. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013 with an increase of 9.6% year-to-year. The global particle board production peaked in 2018 and is expected to retain its growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, particle board production amounted to $38.2B in 2018 estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, particle board production continues to indicate mild growth. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017 with an increase of 22% year-to-year. Over the period under review, global particle board production reached its peak figure level in 2018 and is expected to retain its growth in the near future.

Production By Country

The countries with the highest volumes of particle board production in 2018 were China (28M cubic meters), the U.S. (17M cubic meters) and Russia (9.8M cubic meters), with a combined 43% share of global production. Canada, Germany, Poland, Turkey, Romania, France, Brazil, Italy and Thailand lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 34%.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of particle board production, amongst the main producing countries, was attained by Romania, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Exports 2007-2018

In 2018, approx. 34M cubic meters of particle boards were exported worldwide; dropping by -5.5% against the previous year. Overall, the total exports indicated modest growth from 2007 to 2018: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +1.8% over the last eleven years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2018 figures, particle board exports increased by +21.6% against 2015 indices. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2016 when exports increased by 21% year-to-year. The global exports peaked at 36M cubic meters in 2017, and then declined slightly in the following year.

In value terms, particle board exports stood at $9B in 2018. The total export value increased at an average annual rate of +1.5% from 2007 to 2018; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 with an increase of 14% against the previous year. Over the period under review, global particle board exports attained their peak figure in 2018 and are likely to see steady growth in the immediate term.

Exports by Country

In 2018, Canada (6.6M cubic meters), distantly followed by Germany (2.4M cubic meters), Austria (2.1M cubic meters), Russia (2.1M cubic meters), Thailand (1.9M cubic meters), Romania (1.8M cubic meters) and Belarus (1.7M cubic meters) represented the main exporters of particle boards, together creating 55% of total exports. The Czech Republic (1.4M cubic meters), Belgium (1.3M cubic meters), France (1.3M cubic meters), Latvia (985K cubic meters) and Turkey (929K cubic meters) followed a long way behind the leaders.

Canada experienced a relatively flat trend pattern of particle boards exports. At the same time, Romania (+24.5%), Belarus (+20.0%), Russia (+14.7%), Latvia (+11.7%), Turkey (+8.9%), Belgium (+4.5%), France (+3.8%) and the Czech Republic (+3.5%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Romania emerged as the fastest-growing exporter in the world, with a CAGR of +24.5% from 2007-2018. Thailand experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, Austria (-2.2%) and Germany (-2.9%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. From 2007 to 2018, the share of Romania, Russia, Belarus, Latvia, Turkey and Belgium increased by +4.9%, +4.7%, +4.5%, +2.1%, +1.7% and +1.5% percentage points, while Austria (-1.7 p.p.) and Germany (-2.7 p.p.) saw their share reduced. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, Canada ($2B) remains the largest particle board supplier worldwide, comprising 22% of global exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Germany ($763M), with a 8.5% share of global exports. It was followed by Austria, with a 7.9% share.

In Canada, particle board exports increased at an average annual rate of +3.3% over the period from 2007-2018. The remaining exporting countries recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Germany (-3.4% per year) and Austria (-2.3% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The average particle board export price stood at $267 per cubic meter in 2018, surging by 14% against the previous year. In general, the particle board export price, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when the average export price increased by 14% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the average export prices for particle boards attained their peak figure at $294 per cubic meter in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2018, export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2018, the country with the highest price was Austria ($337 per cubic meter), while Russia ($161 per cubic meter) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Canada, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Imports 2007-2018

In 2018, approx. 35M cubic meters of particle boards were imported worldwide; coming down by -1.8% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the total imports indicated a temperate increase from 2007 to 2018: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +2.3% over the last eleven years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2018 figures, particle board imports increased by +74.4% against 2009 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 when imports increased by 16% against the previous year. The global imports peaked at 35M cubic meters in 2017, and then declined slightly in the following year.

In value terms, particle board imports amounted to $9.2B in 2018. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +1.9% from 2007 to 2018; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011 with an increase of 15% against the previous year. Over the period under review, global particle board imports attained their maximum in 2018 and are likely to continue its growth in the near future.

Imports by Country

In 2018, the U.S. (6.5M cubic meters), distantly followed by Germany (3.1M cubic meters), Poland (2.4M cubic meters) and South Korea (1.6M cubic meters) represented the main importers of particle boards, together making up 39% of total imports. The following importers - Italy (1.4M cubic meters), the UK (1.2M cubic meters), France (1M cubic meters), the Netherlands (966K cubic meters), China (754K cubic meters), Russia (688K cubic meters), Spain (666K cubic meters) and Kazakhstan (642K cubic meters) - together made up 21% of total imports.

The U.S. experienced a relatively flat trend pattern of particle boards imports. At the same time, Poland (+7.5%), China (+7.1%), Italy (+6.3%), France (+6.2%), South Korea (+6.1%), Germany (+4.2%), Kazakhstan (+3.4%), Spain (+2.4%) and the Netherlands (+2.3%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Poland emerged as the fastest-growing importer in the world, with a CAGR of +7.5% from 2007-2018. The UK experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, Russia (-1.1%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. From 2007 to 2018, the share of Poland, Germany, South Korea and Italy increased by +3.8%, +3.3%, +2.2% and +2% percentage points, while the shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, the U.S. ($2B) constitutes the largest market for imported particle boards worldwide, comprising 21% of global imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Germany ($874M), with a 9.5% share of global imports. It was followed by Poland, with a 5.3% share.

In the U.S., particle board imports expanded at an average annual rate of +3.8% over the period from 2007-2018. The remaining importing countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Germany (+2.9% per year) and Poland (+5.6% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The average particle board import price stood at $264 per cubic meter in 2018, surging by 11% against the previous year. In general, the particle board import price, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 when the average import price increased by 12% year-to-year. The global import price peaked at $301 per cubic meter in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2018, import prices remained at a lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major importing countries. In 2018, the country with the highest price was the U.S. ($302 per cubic meter), while South Korea ($147 per cubic meter) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the U.S., while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

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1.1
REPORT DESCRIPTION
1.2
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND AI PLATFORM
1.3
DATA-DRIVEN DECISIONS FOR YOUR BUSINESS
1.4
GLOSSARY AND SPECIFIC TERMS
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A Quick Overview of Market Performance

2.1
KEY FINDINGS
2.2
MARKET TRENDS
3. MARKET OVERVIEW

Understanding the Current State of The Market and Its Prospects

3.1
MARKET SIZE
3.2
CONSUMPTION BY COUNTRY
3.3
MARKET FORECAST TO 2025
4. MOST PROMISING PRODUCTS

Finding New Products to Diversify Your Business

4.1
TOP PRODUCTS TO DIVERSIFY YOUR BUSINESS
4.2
BEST-SELLING PRODUCTS
4.3
MOST CONSUMED PRODUCT
4.4
MOST TRADED PRODUCT
4.5
MOST PROFITABLE PRODUCT FOR EXPORT
5. MOST PROMISING SUPPLYING COUNTRIES

Choosing the Best Countries to Establish Your Sustainable Supply Chain

5.1
TOP COUNTRIES TO SOURCE YOUR PRODUCT
5.2
TOP PRODUCING COUNTRIES
5.3
TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
5.4
LOW-COST EXPORTING COUNTRIES
6. MOST PROMISING OVERSEAS MARKETS

Choosing the Best Countries to Boost Your Exports

6.1
TOP OVERSEAS MARKETS FOR EXPORTING YOUR PRODUCT
6.2
TOP CONSUMING MARKETS
6.3
UNSATURATED MARKETS
6.4
TOP IMPORTING MARKETS
6.5
MOST PROFITABLE MARKETS
7. GLOBAL PRODUCTION

The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry

7.1
PRODUCTION VOLUME AND VALUE
7.2
PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY
8. GLOBAL IMPORTS

The Largest Importers on The Market and How They Succeed

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2007–2018
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. GLOBAL EXPORTS

The Largest Exporters on The Market and How They Succeed

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2007–2018
9.2
EXPORTS BY COUNTRY
9.3
EXPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
10. PROFILES OF MAJOR PRODUCERS

The Largest Producers on The Market and Their Profiles

11. COUNTRY PROFILES

The Largest Markets And Their Profiles

United States
China
Japan
Germany
United Kingdom
France
Brazil
Italy
Russian Federation
India
Canada
Australia
Republic of Korea
Spain
Mexico
Indonesia
Netherlands
Turkey
Saudi Arabia
Switzerland
Sweden
Nigeria
Poland
Belgium
Argentina
Norway
Austria
Thailand
United Arab Emirates
Colombia
Denmark
South Africa
Malaysia
Israel
Singapore
Egypt
Philippines
Finland
Chile
Ireland
Pakistan
Greece
Portugal
Kazakhstan
Algeria
Czech Republic
Qatar
Peru
Romania
Vietnam
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2018
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2018
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2015–2018
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2018
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2018
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2018
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2018
Figure 4:
Market Forecast To 2025
Figure 5:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 6:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 7:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 8:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 9:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 10:
Exports And Growth
Figure 11:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 12:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 13:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 14:
Imports And Growth
Figure 15:
Import Prices
Figure 16:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2018
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2018
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2018
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2007–2018
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