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Africa - Fiber Board Of Wood Or Other Ligneous Materials - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Africa: Fiberboard Market Overview 2020

Fiberboard Market Size in Africa

In 2019, the African fiberboard market increased by X% to $X, rising for the third year in a row after two years of decline. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2019; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2018 with an increase of X% against the previous year. The level of consumption peaked in 2019 and is expected to retain growth in years to come.

Fiberboard Production in Africa

In value terms, fiberboard production expanded modestly to $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. In general, production showed a mild reduction. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when the production volume increased by X% y-o-y. The level of production peaked at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, production failed to regain the momentum.

Production By Country in Africa

The countries with the highest volumes of fiberboard production in 2019 were Democratic Republic of the Congo (X cubic meters), Uganda (X cubic meters) and Niger (X cubic meters), with a combined X% share of total production.

From 2007 to 2019, the biggest increases were in Uganda, while fiberboard production for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Fiberboard Exports

Exports in Africa

In 2019, after two years of growth, there was decline in overseas shipments of fiber board of wood or other ligneous materials, when their volume decreased by -X% to X cubic meters. Total exports indicated a remarkable increase from 2007 to 2019: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2019 figures, exports increased by +X% against 2016 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. The volume of export peaked at X cubic meters in 2018, and then fell in the following year.

In value terms, fiberboard exports shrank modestly to $X in 2019. Overall, exports, however, enjoyed strong growth. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of X% against the previous year. The level of export peaked at $X in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2019, exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

Uganda was the main exporter of fiber board of wood or other ligneous materials in Africa, with the volume of exports amounting to X cubic meters, which was approx. X% of total exports in 2019. South Africa (X cubic meters) ranks second in terms of the total exports with a X% share, followed by Malawi (X%) and Zimbabwe (X%). The following exporters - Kenya (X cubic meters) and Egypt (X cubic meters) - each finished at a X% share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2019, the biggest increases were in Uganda, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Uganda ($X), South Africa ($X) and Malawi ($X) constituted the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2019, together comprising X% of total exports.

Among the main exporting countries, Uganda recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports, over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

In 2019, the fiberboard export price in Africa amounted to $X per cubic meter, therefore, remained relatively stable against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price, however, saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011 an increase of X% year-to-year. As a result, export price attained the peak level of $X per cubic meter. From 2012 to 2019, the growth in terms of the export prices remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was South Africa ($X per cubic meter), while Malawi ($X per cubic meter) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Egypt, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Fiberboard Imports

Imports in Africa

For the thirteenth year in a row, Africa recorded growth in overseas purchases of fiber board of wood or other ligneous materials, which increased by X% to X cubic meters in 2019. In general, imports enjoyed a prominent expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 with an increase of X% against the previous year. The volume of import peaked in 2019 and is expected to retain growth in years to come.

In value terms, fiberboard imports stood at $X in 2019. Overall, imports posted buoyant growth. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, imports hit record highs in 2019 and are likely to see gradual growth in years to come.

Imports by Country

In 2019, Egypt (X cubic meters) and South Africa (X cubic meters) were the main importers of fiber board of wood or other ligneous materials in Africa, together recording near X% of total imports. Algeria (X cubic meters) ranks next in terms of the total imports with a X% share, followed by Tunisia (X%), Morocco (X%) and Kenya (X%). Sudan (X cubic meters) occupied a minor share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of purchases, amongst the key importing countries, was attained by Algeria, while imports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest fiberboard importing markets in Africa were Egypt ($X), Algeria ($X) and Tunisia ($X), with a combined X% share of total imports.

Algeria recorded the highest growth rate of the value of imports, among the main importing countries over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

The fiberboard import price in Africa stood at $X per cubic meter in 2019, with a decrease of -X% against the previous year. Overall, the import price saw a slight decline. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 an increase of X% y-o-y. The level of import peaked at $X per cubic meter in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2019, import prices remained at a lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was Algeria ($X per cubic meter), while South Africa ($X per cubic meter) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Sudan, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for fiber board of wood or other ligneous materials in Africa?
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The countries with the highest volumes of fiberboard consumption in 2019 were Democratic Republic of the Congo (865M cubic meters), Uganda (674M cubic meters) and Egypt (340M cubic meters), together comprising 37% of total consumption.
What are the largest producers of fiber board of wood or other ligneous materials in Africa?
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The countries with the highest volumes of fiberboard production in 2019 were Democratic Republic of the Congo (863M cubic meters), Uganda (703M cubic meters) and Niger (305M cubic meters), with a combined 49% share of total production.
What are the leading suppliers of fiber board of wood or other ligneous materials in Africa?
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In value terms, Uganda ($18M), South Africa ($12M) and Malawi ($4.7M) were the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2019, together comprising 86% of total exports.
What are the leading importers of fiber board of wood or other ligneous materials in Africa?
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In value terms, the largest fiberboard importing markets in Africa were Egypt ($131M), Algeria ($89M) and Tunisia ($56M), with a combined 53% share of total imports.
What is the average export price for fiber board of wood or other ligneous materials in Africa?
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In 2019, the fiberboard export price in Africa amounted to $0.6 per cubic meter, approximately equating the previous year.
What is the average import price for fiber board of wood or other ligneous materials in Africa?
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The fiberboard import price in Africa stood at $0.4 per cubic meter in 2019, waning by -2.1% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 16211423 - Medium density fibreboard (MDF), of wood or other ligneous materials, whether or not bonded with resins or other organic substances, of a thickness not exceeding 5 mm
• Prodcom 16211426 - Medium density fibreboard (MDF), of wood or other ligneous materials, whether or not bonded with resins or other organic substances, of a thickness exceeding 5 mm but not exceeding 9 mm
• Prodcom 16211429 - Medium density fibreboard (MDF), of wood or other ligneous materials, whether or not bonded with resins or other organic substances, of a thickness exceeding 9 mm
• Prodcom 16211443 - Fibreboard (excluding medium density fibreboard [MDF]), of wood or other ligneous materials, whether or not bonded with resins or other organic substances, of a density exceeding 0,8 g/cm.
• Prodcom 16211446 - Fibreboard (excluding medium density fibreboard [MDF]), of wood or other ligneous materials, whether or not bonded with resins or other organic substances, of a density exceeding 0,5 g/cm. but not exceeding 0,8 g/cm.
• Prodcom 16211449 - Fibreboard of wood or other ligneous materials (excluding medium density fibreboard [MDF]), whether or not bonded with resins or other organic substances, of a density not exceeding 0,5 g/cm.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the fiberboard market in Africa. 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:
• Angola
• Benin
• Botswana
• Burkina Faso
• Burundi
• Cabo Verde
• Cameroon
• Central African Republic
• Chad
• Comoros
• Congo
• Democratic Republic of the Congo
• Djibouti
• Equatorial Guinea
• Eritrea
• Ethiopia
• Gabon
• Gambia
• Ghana
• Guinea
• Guinea-Bissau
• Kenya
• Lesotho
• Liberia
• Libya
• Madagascar
• Malawi
• Mali
• Mauritania
• Mauritius
• Mayotte
• Morocco
• Mozambique
• Namibia
• Niger
• Réunion
• Rwanda
• Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
• Sao Tome and Principe
• Senegal
• Seychelles
• Sierra Leone
• Somalia
• Sudan
• Swaziland
• Tanzania
• Togo
• Tunisia
• Uganda
• Zambia
• Zimbabwe
• Cote d'Ivoire
• Western Sahara
• South Sudan

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Production in Africa, split by region and country
• Trade (exports and imports) in Africa
• Export and import prices
• Market trends, drivers and restraints
• Key market players and their profiles

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8. How to prepare your business for global expansion
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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
CONSUMPTION BY COUNTRY
3.3
MARKET FORECAST TO 2030
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
7.2
PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Importers on The Market and How They Succeed

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2007–2019
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Exporters on The Market and How They Succeed

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2007–2019
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

• Algeria
• Angola
• Benin
• Botswana
• Burkina Faso
• Burundi
• Cabo Verde
• Cameroon
• Central African Republic
• Chad
• Comoros
• Congo
• Democratic Republic of the Congo
• Djibouti
• Egypt
• Equatorial Guinea
• Eritrea
• Ethiopia
• Gabon
• Gambia
• Ghana
• Guinea
• Guinea-Bissau
• Kenya
• Lesotho
• Liberia
• Libya
• Madagascar
• Malawi
• Mali
• Mauritania
• Mauritius
• Mayotte
• Morocco
• Mozambique
• Namibia
• Niger
• Nigeria
• Réunion
• Rwanda
• Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
• Sao Tome and Principe
• Senegal
• Seychelles
• Sierra Leone
• Somalia
• South Africa
• Sudan
• Swaziland
• Tanzania
• Togo
• Tunisia
• Uganda
• Zambia
• Zimbabwe
• Cote d'Ivoire
• Western Sahara
• South Sudan
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2019
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2015–2019
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2019
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, 2007–2019
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2019
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2007–2019

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