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Africa: Overview of the Market for Saw Logs And Veneer Logs 2020

Market Size for Saw Logs And Veneer Logs in Africa

In 2019, after two years of growth, there was decline in the African market for saw logs and veneer logs, when its value decreased by -X% to $X. The total consumption indicated a temperate increase from 2007 to 2019: its value decreased 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, consumption increased by +X% against 2016 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the market attained the peak level at $X in 2018, and then shrank slightly in the following year.

Production of Saw Logs And Veneer Logs in Africa

In value terms, saw logs and veneer logs production fell rapidly to $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, production, however, enjoyed a perceptible increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 when the production volume increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, production hit record highs at $X in 2018, and then reduced sharply in the following year.

Production By Country in Africa

South Africa (X tonnes) remains the largest saw logs and veneer logs producing country in Africa, comprising approx. X% of total volume. Moreover, saw logs and veneer logs production in South Africa exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Nigeria (X tonnes), more than tenfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Congo (X tonnes), with a X% share.

In South Africa, saw logs and veneer logs production increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007-2019. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Nigeria (+X% per year) and Congo (+X% per year).

Exports of Saw Logs And Veneer Logs

Exports in Africa

In 2019, shipments abroad of saw logs and veneer logs increased by X% to X tonnes, rising for the third year in a row after two years of decline. Overall, exports saw a prominent expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 with an increase of X% y-o-y. The volume of export peaked in 2019 and is likely to see gradual growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, saw logs and veneer logs exports dropped to $X in 2019. Over the period under review, exports showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2014 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, exports attained the peak figure at $X in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2019, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

South Africa prevails in saw logs and veneer logs exports structure, recording X tonnes, which was approx. X% of total exports in 2019. It was distantly followed by Nigeria (X tonnes), making up a X% share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2019, average annual rates of growth with regard to saw logs and veneer logs exports from South Africa stood at +X%. At the same time, Nigeria (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Nigeria emerged as the fastest-growing exporter exported in Africa, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007-2019. While the share of South Africa (+X p.p.) and Nigeria (+X p.p.) increased significantly, the shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, Nigeria ($X) remains the largest saw logs and veneer logs supplier in Africa, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by South Africa ($X), with a X% share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value in Nigeria amounted to +X%.

Export Prices by Country

The export price for saw logs and veneer logs in Africa stood at $X per tonne in 2019, shrinking by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price showed a abrupt shrinkage. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2012 when the export price increased by X% against the previous year. The level of export peaked at $X per tonne in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2019, export prices remained at a lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was Nigeria ($X per tonne), while South Africa totaled $X per tonne.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by South Africa.

Imports of Saw Logs And Veneer Logs

Imports in Africa

In 2019, after three years of decline, there was significant growth in supplies from abroad of saw logs and veneer logs, when their volume increased by X% to X tonnes. In general, imports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2012 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. The volume of import peaked at X tonnes in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2019, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, saw logs and veneer logs imports skyrocketed to $X in 2019. Over the period under review, imports recorded a pronounced downturn. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2015 when imports increased by X% y-o-y. The level of import peaked at $X in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2019, imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

Morocco (X tonnes) and Egypt (X tonnes) prevails in saw logs and veneer logs imports structure, together creating X% of total imports. It was distantly followed by Ghana (X tonnes), achieving a X% share of total imports. The following importers - Tanzania (X tonnes), Kenya (X tonnes), Namibia (X tonnes) and Tunisia (X tonnes) - together made up X% of total imports.

From 2007 to 2019, the biggest increases were in Tanzania (+X% per year), while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest saw logs and veneer logs importing markets in Africa were Egypt ($X), Morocco ($X) and Ghana ($X), with a combined X% share of total imports. These countries were followed by Tanzania, Namibia, Tunisia and Kenya, which together accounted for a further X recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, in terms of 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

In 2019, the import price for saw logs and veneer logs in Africa amounted to $X per tonne, declining by -X% against the previous year. In general, the import price showed a perceptible decline. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 when the import price increased by X% against the previous year. The level of import peaked at $X per tonne in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2019, import prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major importing countries. In 2019, the country with the highest price was Tunisia ($X per tonne), while Kenya ($X per tonne) 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 mixed trends in the import price figures.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for saw logs and veneer logs in Africa?
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The countries with the highest volumes of saw logs and veneer logs consumption in 2019 were Morocco (54K tonnes), Egypt (51K tonnes) and Ghana (16K tonnes), with a combined 54% share of total consumption. These countries were followed by South Africa, Congo, Gabon, Zimbabwe, Cameroon, Nigeria, Tanzania, Namibia and Kenya, which together accounted for a further 33%.
What are the largest producers of saw logs and veneer logs in Africa?
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South Africa (261K tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of saw logs and veneer logs production, accounting for 74% of total volume. Moreover, saw logs and veneer logs production in South Africa exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Nigeria (22K tonnes), more than tenfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Congo (12K tonnes), with a 3.4% share.
What are the leading exporters of saw logs and veneer logs in Africa?
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In value terms, Nigeria ($240M) remains the largest saw logs and veneer logs supplier in Africa, comprising 17% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by South Africa ($41M), with a 2.9% share of total exports.
What are the leading importers of saw logs and veneer logs in Africa?
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In value terms, the largest saw logs and veneer logs importing markets in Africa were Egypt ($20M), Morocco ($11M) and Ghana ($5.3M), together comprising 57% of total imports. Tanzania, Namibia, Tunisia and Kenya lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 12%.
What is the average export price for saw logs and veneer logs in Africa?
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The export price for saw logs and veneer logs in Africa stood at $5,079 per tonne in 2019, reducing by -19.2% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for saw logs and veneer logs in Africa?
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The import price for saw logs and veneer logs in Africa stood at $432 per tonne in 2019, with a decrease of -5.4% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 1601 - Sawlogs and veneer logs, coniferous
• FCL 1604 - Sawlogs and veneer logs, non-coniferous

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the market for saw logs and veneer logs 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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1. How to diversify your business and benefit from new market opportunities
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3. How to boost your sales on overseas markets
4. How to increase your profit margins
5. How to make your supply chain more sustainable
6. How to reduce your production and supply chain costs
7. How to outsource production to other countries
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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