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Africa: Overview of the Market for Saw Logs And Veneer Logs 2021

Market Size for Saw Logs And Veneer Logs in Africa

In 2020, the African market for saw logs and veneer logs decreased by -X% to $X, falling for the third consecutive year after two years of growth. Over the period under review, consumption recorded a slight contraction. 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 reached the peak level at $X in 2009; however, from 2010 to 2020, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Production of Saw Logs And Veneer Logs in Africa

In value terms, saw logs and veneer logs production dropped slightly to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. Overall, production showed a slight setback. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, production reached the maximum level at $X in 2009; however, from 2010 to 2020, production remained at a lower figure.

Production By Country in Africa

The countries with the highest volumes of saw logs and veneer logs production in 2020 were South Africa (X tonnes), Nigeria (X tonnes) and Uganda (X tonnes), together comprising X% of total production. These countries were followed by Democratic Republic of the Congo, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Cote d'Ivoire, Zambia, Congo, Ghana, Mozambique and Gabon, which together accounted for a further X 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of saw logs and veneer logs production, amongst the leading producing countries, was attained by Cote d'Ivoire, while saw logs and veneer logs production for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Exports of Saw Logs And Veneer Logs

Exports in Africa

In 2020, saw logs and veneer logs exports in Africa skyrocketed to X tonnes, rising by X% against the year before. Over the period under review, exports continue to indicate a notable expansion. As a result, exports attained the peak and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, saw logs and veneer logs exports soared to $X in 2020. Overall, exports recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. As a result, exports reached the peak and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Exports by Country

The shipments of the twelve major exporters of saw logs and veneer logs, namely Niger, Chad, Central African Republic, Sudan, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mozambique, South Africa, Liberia, Burkina Faso, Equatorial Guinea and Angola, represented more than half of total export. Ethiopia (X tonnes) followed a long way behind the leaders.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of shipments, amongst the leading exporting countries, was attained by Chad (+X% per year), while exports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Mozambique ($X), Democratic Republic of the Congo ($X) and Congo ($X) were the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2020, together comprising X% of total exports. These countries were followed by Angola, Equatorial Guinea, Niger, Ethiopia, Central African Republic, Chad, Liberia, Burkina Faso, Sudan and South Africa, which together accounted for a further X (+X% per year) saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports, in terms of the main exporting countries over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

In 2020, the export price for saw logs and veneer logs in Africa amounted to $X per tonne, falling by -X% against the previous year. In general, the export price saw a perceptible slump. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 an increase of X% year-to-year. The level of export peaked at $X per tonne in 2009; however, from 2010 to 2020, export prices remained at a lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was Mozambique ($X per tonne), while Chad ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Chad, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Imports of Saw Logs And Veneer Logs

Imports in Africa

In 2020, saw logs and veneer logs imports in Africa skyrocketed to X tonnes, growing by X% against the previous year. Total imports indicated perceptible growth from 2007 to 2020: its volume 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, imports increased by +X% against 2018 indices. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. The volume of import peaked in 2020 and is expected to retain growth in years to come.

In value terms, saw logs and veneer logs imports contracted to $X in 2020. Over the period under review, imports continue to indicate a slight decrease. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2017 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. The level of import peaked at $X in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2020, imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

In 2020, Egypt (X tonnes), distantly followed by Morocco (X tonnes), Botswana (X tonnes), Burkina Faso (X tonnes), Sao Tome and Principe (X tonnes), Cabo Verde (X tonnes), Malawi (X tonnes), Angola (X tonnes), Chad (X tonnes), Mauritania (X tonnes), Gambia (X tonnes), Madagascar (X tonnes) and Ethiopia (X tonnes) were the major importers of saw logs and veneer logs, together constituting X% of total imports. Morocco (X tonnes), Botswana (X tonnes), Burkina Faso (X tonnes), Sao Tome and Principe (X tonnes), Cabo Verde (X tonnes), Malawi (X tonnes), Angola (X tonnes), Chad (X tonnes), Mauritania (X tonnes), Gambia (X tonnes), Madagascar (X tonnes) and Ethiopia (X tonnes) occupied a relatively small share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2020, average annual rates of growth with regard to saw logs and veneer logs imports into Egypt stood at +X%. At the same time, Sao Tome and Principe (+X%), Malawi (+X%), Burkina Faso (+X%), Gambia (+X%), Chad (+X%), Angola (+X%), Ethiopia (+X%), Cabo Verde (+X%), Botswana (+X%), Madagascar (+X%) and Mauritania (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Sao Tome and Principe emerged as the fastest-growing importer imported in Africa, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007-2020. By contrast, Morocco (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. While the share of Burkina Faso (+X p.p.), Sao Tome and Principe (+X p.p.), Malawi (+X p.p.), Cabo Verde (+X p.p.), Angola (+X p.p.), Chad (+X p.p.), Gambia (+X p.p.), Ethiopia (+X p.p.) and Botswana (+X p.p.) increased significantly in terms of the total imports from 2007-2020, the share of Morocco (-X p.p.) displayed negative dynamics. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, Egypt ($X) constitutes the largest market for imported saw logs and veneer logs in Africa, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Morocco ($X), with a X% share of total imports. It was followed by Botswana, with a X% share.

In Egypt, saw logs and veneer logs imports increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007-2020. The remaining importing countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Morocco (-X% per year) and Botswana (+X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

In 2020, the import price for saw logs and veneer logs in Africa amounted to $X per tonne, waning by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price continues to indicate a noticeable contraction. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2019 when the import price increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, import prices attained the peak figure at $X per tonne in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, import prices failed to regain the momentum.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major importing countries. In 2020, the country with the highest price was Egypt ($X per tonne), while Cabo Verde ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Malawi, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox 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 2020 were South Africa (18K tonnes), Nigeria (9.7K tonnes) and Uganda (5.6K tonnes), together accounting for 46% of total consumption. Democratic Republic of the Congo, Cameroon, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Zambia, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Gabon, Congo and Mozambique lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 35%.
What are the largest producers of saw logs and veneer logs in Africa?
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The countries with the highest volumes of saw logs and veneer logs production in 2020 were South Africa (18K tonnes), Nigeria (10K tonnes) and Uganda (5.5K tonnes), together comprising 42% of total production. These countries were followed by Democratic Republic of the Congo, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Cote d'Ivoire, Zambia, Congo, Ghana, Mozambique and Gabon, which together accounted for a further 35%.
What are the leading exporters of saw logs and veneer logs in Africa?
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In value terms, Mozambique ($116M), Democratic Republic of the Congo ($103M) and Congo ($55M) appeared to be the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2020, with a combined 18% share of total exports. These countries were followed by Angola, Equatorial Guinea, Niger, Ethiopia, Central African Republic, Chad, Liberia, Burkina Faso, Sudan and South Africa, which together accounted for a further 34%.
What are the leading importers of saw logs and veneer logs in Africa?
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In value terms, Egypt ($42M) constitutes the largest market for imported saw logs and veneer logs in Africa, comprising 41% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Morocco ($3.8M), with a 3.7% share of total imports. It was followed by Botswana, with a 2.2% share.
What is the average export price for saw logs and veneer logs in Africa?
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In 2020, the export price for saw logs and veneer logs in Africa amounted to $146,825 per tonne, dropping by -31.5% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for saw logs and veneer logs in Africa?
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In 2020, the import price for saw logs and veneer logs in Africa amounted to $83,225 per tonne, with a decrease of -33.7% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 1601 - Sawlogs and veneer logs, coniferous
• FCL 1602 - Pulpwood, round and split, coniferous (production)
• FCL 1623 - Other industrial roundwood, coniferous (production)
• FCL 1603 - Pulpwood, round and split, non-coniferous (production)
• FCL 1604 - Sawlogs and veneer logs, non-coniferous
• FCL 1626 - Other industrial roundwood, non-coniferous (production)

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:
• 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. How to diversify your business and benefit from new market opportunities
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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 2007–2020
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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