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Africa: Fiberboard Market Overview 2021

Fiberboard Market Size in Africa

For the sixth consecutive year, the African fiberboard market recorded growth in sales value, which increased by X% to $X in 2020. The total consumption indicated perceptible growth from 2007 to 2020: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last thirteen years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2020 figures, consumption increased by +X% against 2007 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 when the market value increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the market hit record highs in 2020 and is likely to see steady growth in years to come.

Fiberboard Production in Africa

In value terms, fiberboard production rose to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. The total output value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2020; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2015 when the production volume increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, production attained the peak level in 2020 and is expected to retain growth in the near future.

Production By Country in Africa

The countries with the highest volumes of fiberboard production in 2020 were Cote d'Ivoire (X cubic meters), Ghana (X cubic meters) and Cameroon (X cubic meters), together comprising X% of total production. These countries were followed by Burkina Faso, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Mali and Chad, which together accounted for a further X 2007 to 2020, the biggest increases were in Chad, while fiberboard production for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Fiberboard Exports

Exports in Africa

In 2020, the amount of fiber board of wood or other ligneous materials exported in Africa amounted to X cubic meters, approximately reflecting 2019. Total exports indicated a perceptible increase from 2007 to 2020: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last thirteen-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2020 figures, exports decreased by -X% against 2018 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, exports attained the peak of X cubic meters. from 2012 to 2020, the growth exports remained at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, fiberboard exports stood at $X in 2020. Total exports indicated tangible growth from 2007 to 2020: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last thirteen years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2020 figures, exports decreased by -X% against 2018 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011 when exports increased by X% y-o-y. As a result, exports reached the peak of $X. from 2012 to 2020, the growth exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

South Africa was the largest exporting country with an export of around X cubic meters, which amounted to X% of total exports. Zimbabwe (X cubic meters) took a X% share (based on tonnes) of total exports, which put it in second place, followed by Malawi (X%) and Kenya (X%). The following exporters - Egypt (X cubic meters) and Somalia (X cubic meters) - each recorded a X% share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2020, average annual rates of growth with regard to fiberboard exports from South Africa stood at +X%. At the same time, Somalia (+X%), Zimbabwe (+X%) and Kenya (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Somalia emerged as the fastest-growing exporter exported in Africa, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007-2020. Malawi experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, Egypt (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. While the share of Zimbabwe (+X p.p.), Kenya (+X p.p.) and Somalia (+X p.p.) increased significantly in terms of the total exports from 2007-2020, the share of Malawi (-X p.p.) and Egypt (-X p.p.) displayed negative dynamics. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, South Africa ($X) remains the largest fiberboard supplier in Africa, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Zimbabwe ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by Kenya, with a X% share.

In South Africa, fiberboard exports expanded at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007-2020. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Zimbabwe (+X% per year) and Kenya (+X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The fiberboard export price in Africa stood at $X per cubic meter in 2020, flattening at the previous year. In general, the export price, however, showed a slight decrease. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 when the export price increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, export prices reached the maximum at $X per cubic meter in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2020, export prices remained at a lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2020, the country with the highest price was Egypt ($X per cubic meter), while Somalia ($X per cubic meter) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Kenya, while the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the export price figures.

Fiberboard Imports

Imports in Africa

In 2020, the amount of fiber board of wood or other ligneous materials imported in Africa soared to X cubic meters, increasing by X% compared with 2019. Overall, imports enjoyed buoyant growth. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports hit record highs in 2020 and are likely to see gradual growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, fiberboard imports surged to $X in 2020. Over the period under review, imports posted strong growth. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. The level of import peaked in 2020 and is likely to continue growth in the near future.

Imports by Country

In 2020, Egypt (X cubic meters) and Nigeria (X cubic meters) represented the largest importers of fiber board of wood or other ligneous materials in Africa, together amounting to approx. X% of total imports. It was distantly followed by Tunisia (X cubic meters), Algeria (X cubic meters), Morocco (X cubic meters) and South Africa (X cubic meters), together mixing up a X% share of total imports. Chad (X cubic meters), Somalia (X cubic meters), Sudan (X cubic meters), Kenya (X cubic meters), Libya (X cubic meters), Eritrea (X cubic meters) and Guinea-Bissau (X cubic meters) held a little share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2020, the biggest increases were in Chad (+X% per year), while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest fiberboard importing markets in Africa were Egypt ($X), Nigeria ($X) and Morocco ($X), together accounting for X% of total imports. Algeria, Tunisia, South Africa, Kenya, Somalia, Eritrea, Chad, Guinea-Bissau, Libya and Sudan lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X the main importing countries, Guinea-Bissau (+X% per year) saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, 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 2020, with an increase of X% against the previous year. Overall, the import price, however, saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid 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 2020, import prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major importing countries. In 2020, the country with the highest price was Guinea-Bissau ($X per cubic meter), while Chad ($X per cubic meter) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Egypt, while the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the import price figures.

Source: IndexBox 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 2020 were Ghana (370M cubic meters), Cote d'Ivoire (361M cubic meters) and Cameroon (339M cubic meters), together comprising 26% of total consumption. These countries were followed by Egypt, Burkina Faso, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Nigeria, Chad, Mali, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco, which together accounted for a further 58%.
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 2020 were Cote d'Ivoire (360M cubic meters), Ghana (359M cubic meters) and Cameroon (339M cubic meters), together comprising 40% of total production. Burkina Faso, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Mali and Chad lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 51%.
What are the leading exporters of fiber board of wood or other ligneous materials in Africa?
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In value terms, South Africa ($12M) remains the largest fiberboard supplier in Africa, comprising 42% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Zimbabwe ($4.2M), with a 15% share of total exports. It was followed by Kenya, with a 13% share.
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 ($150M), Nigeria ($123M) and Morocco ($55M), together accounting for 44% of total imports. These countries were followed by Algeria, Tunisia, South Africa, Kenya, Somalia, Eritrea, Chad, Guinea-Bissau, Libya and Sudan, which together accounted for a further 37%.
What is the average export price for fiber board of wood or other ligneous materials in Africa?
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The fiberboard export price in Africa stood at $0.5 per cubic meter in 2020, flattening at 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 $0.5 per cubic meter in 2020, growing by 3.4% 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:
• Benin
• Botswana
• Burkina Faso
• Burundi
• Cabo Verde
• Cameroon
• Central African Republic
• Chad
• Comoros
• Congo
• Cote d'Ivoire
• Democratic Republic of the Congo
• Djibouti
• Equatorial Guinea
• Eritrea
• Ethiopia
• Gabon
• Gambia
• Guinea
• Guinea-Bissau
• Lesotho
• Liberia
• Madagascar
• Malawi
• Mali
• Mauritania
• Mauritius
• Mayotte
• Mozambique
• Namibia
• Niger
• Reunion
• Rwanda
• Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
• Sao Tome and Principe
• Senegal
• Seychelles
• Sierra Leone
• Somalia
• Swaziland
• Tanzania
• Togo
• Tunisia
• Uganda
• Western Sahara
• Zambia
• Zimbabwe

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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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 2007–2020
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 2007–2020
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
• Reunion
• 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 2020
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2015–2020
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2020
Figure 4:
Market Forecast To 2030
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, 2007–2020
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2020
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2007–2020

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