U.S. Veneer Sheet Market Reached 2,1B USD in 2015

Silviculture And Forestry Activities June 02, 2017
Author: Anna Sergeeva
Market Analyst

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According to market research conducted by IndexBox, U.S. veneer sheet market fluctuated wildly over the period under review. A significant drop in 2008-2009 was followed by steady growth over the next six years, decelerating by the end of the period. In 2015, the veneer sheet market reached 2,140 million USD. In physical terms, it increased by 7% to 1,180 thousand cubic meters that year.

Softwood veneer accounted for the major share (79% in 2015) of veneer sheet market, leaving the other 24% for hardwood veneer.

Intense competition from imports constrained industry performance during this period. Imports held a 20% share of consumption in 2015. The share size fluctuated over the period under review.

The total volume of U.S. veneer sheet imports stood at 234 thousand cubic meters in 2015. In value terms, it increased by 7% to 382 million USD in 2015. Canada (68%, based on USD) was the main supplier of veneer sheets into the U.S. Italy (5%), China and Germany (4% each) followed, with a combined share of 14%.

The share of exports in production decreased from 24% in 2007 to 12% in 2015, which means that U.S. companies have weakened their positions in overseas markets. The U.S. exported 124 thousand cubic meters of veneer sheets in 2015, which was 4% less than the year before. In value terms, total U.S. exports decreased by 3% to 321 million USD. In 2015, Canada (35%, based on USD) was the main destination of U.S. veneer sheet exports, followed by Mexico (11%), Germany (7%), and Spain (6%).

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Source: USA: Veneer Sheets - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast To 2025