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China - MDF - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights

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MDF Market in China - Key Insights

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The revenue of the mdf market in China amounted to $19B in 2017, coming down by -8.8% 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). Overall, mdf consumption continues to indicate a remarkable increase. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008, with an increase of 28% year-to-year. The mdf consumption peaked of $23B in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2017, it failed to regain its momentum.

Exports from China


In 2017, approx. 2.4M cubic meters of mdf were exported from China; approximately mirroring the previous year. In general, mdf exports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011, when exports increased by 33% against the previous year. The exports peaked of 3.2M cubic meters in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2017, it failed to regain its momentum.

In value terms, mdf exports totaled $1B (IndexBox estimates) in 2017. Overall, the total exports indicated a temperate increase from 2007 to 2017: its value increased at an average annual rate of +0.2% over the last decade. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2017 figures, the mdf exports decreased by -30.0% against 2014 indices. Over the period under review, the mdf exports attained its peak figure level of $1.5B in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2017, it failed to regain its momentum.

Exports by Country


Russia (307M cubic meters), the U.S. (298M cubic meters) and Saudi Arabia (222M cubic meters) were the main destinations of mdf exports from China.

From 2007 to 2017, the most notable rate of growth in terms of exports, amongst the main countries of destination, was attained by Ethiopia (+44.9% per year), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, largest markets for mdf exported from China were the U.S. ($215M), Russia ($183M) and Saudi Arabia ($73M), together accounting for 46% of total exports. These countries were followed by Nigeria, Canada, the United Arab Emirates, Viet Nam, Australia, Iran, Japan, Egypt and Ethiopia, which together accounted for a further 29%.

Export Prices by Country


The average mdf export price stood at $431 per cubic meter in 2017, waning by -6.9% against the previous year. Over the period from 2007 to 2017, it increased at an average annual rate of +1.8%.

Export prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest export price was Australia ($750 per thousand cubic meters), while average price for exports to Egypt ($327 per thousand cubic meters) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2017, the most notable rate of growth in terms of export prices was recorded for supplies to Viet Nam (+3.1% per year), the export prices for other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Imports into China


In 2017, approx. 170K cubic meters of mdf were imported into China; shrinking by -8.3% against the previous year.

In value terms, mdf imports amounted to $103M (IndexBox estimates) in 2017.

Imports by Country


New Zealand (39M cubic meters), Germany (28M cubic meters) and Switzerland (14M cubic meters) were the main suppliers of mdf imports to China.

From 2007 to 2017, the most notable rate of growth in terms of imports, amongst the main suppliers, was attained by Germany (+23.5% per year), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Germany ($27M), Belgium ($19M) and New Zealand ($18M) were the largest mdf suppliers to China, with a combined 61% share of total imports.

Import Prices by Country


The average mdf import price stood at $604 per cubic meter in 2017, jumping by 15% against the previous year. Overall, the import price indicated a strong growth from 2007 to 2017: its price increased at an average annual rate of +6.5% over the last decade. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2017 figures, the mdf import price increased by +18.0% against 2015 indices.

Import prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest import price was Belgium ($1,389 per thousand cubic meters), while prices for mdf imports from Brazil ($325 per thousand cubic meters) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2017, the most notable rate of growth in terms of import prices was attained by Thailand (+3.6% per year), the import prices for other major suppliers experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Product coverage:
mdf.


This report provides an in-depth analysis of the mdf market in China. Within it, you will discover the latest data on market trends and opportunities by country, consumption, production and price developments, as well as the global trade (imports and exports). The forecast exhibits the market prospects through 2025.


Country coverage:
• China.


Data coverage:

• Market volume and value;

• Per Capita consumption;

• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term;

• Trade (exports and imports) in China;

• Export and import prices;

• Market trends, drivers and restraints;

• Key market players and their profiles.


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5. How to make your supply chain more sustainable

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1. INTRODUCTION

Making Data-Driven Decisions to Grow Your Business

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
MARKET STRUCTURE
3.3
TRADE BALANCE
3.4
PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION
3.5
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. PRODUCTION

The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry

7.1
PRODUCTION VOLUME AND VALUE
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Import Supplying Countries

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

The Largest Destinations for Exports

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

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 In 2007-2018
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2018
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2018
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2018
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007-2018
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007-2018
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007-2018
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007-2018
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007-2018
Figure 8:
Market Forecast To 2025
Figure 9:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 10:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 11:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 12:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 13:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 14:
Exports And Growth
Figure 15:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 16:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 17:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 18:
Imports And Growth
Figure 19:
Import Prices
Figure 20:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2018
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2018
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2018
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2018
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