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Portugal: Railway Sleeper Market Overview 2021

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Railway Sleeper Market Size in Portugal

The Portuguese railway sleeper market reduced to $X in 2020, which is down by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, consumption recorded a drastic downturn. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 when the market value increased by X% y-o-y. Railway sleeper consumption peaked at $X in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2020, consumption remained at a lower figure.

Railway Sleeper Production in Portugal

In value terms, railway sleeper production dropped to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. Overall, production continues to indicate a deep slump. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 when the production volume increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, production reached the peak level at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, production failed to regain the momentum.

Railway Sleeper Exports

Exports from Portugal

For the third consecutive year, Portugal recorded decline in overseas shipments of railway or tramway sleepers (cross-ties) of wood, which decreased by -X% to X cubic meters in 2020. Overall, exports showed a dramatic contraction. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2014 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. Exports peaked at X cubic meters in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, railway sleeper exports reduced to $X in 2020. In general, exports faced a abrupt descent. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. Exports peaked at $X in 2009; however, from 2010 to 2020, exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

Spain (X cubic meters) was the main destination for railway sleeper exports from Portugal, accounting for a X% share of total exports. Moreover, railway sleeper exports to Spain exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Angola (X cubic meters), ninefold.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume to Spain stood at -X%.

In value terms, Angola ($X) and Spain ($X) were the largest markets for railway sleeper exported from Portugal worldwide, with a combined X% share of total exports.

In terms of the main countries of destination, Angola saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports, over the period under review.

Export Prices by Country

In 2020, the average railway sleeper export price amounted to $X per cubic meter, flattening at the previous year. In general, the export price posted a remarkable increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2012 when the average export price increased by X% y-o-y. As a result, export price attained the peak level of $X per cubic meter. From 2013 to 2020, the growth in terms of the average export prices failed to regain the momentum.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major external markets. In 2020, the country with the highest price was Angola ($X per cubic meter), while the average price for exports to Spain stood at $X per cubic meter.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Angola.

Railway Sleeper Imports

Imports into Portugal

In 2020, purchases abroad of railway or tramway sleepers (cross-ties) of wood decreased by -X% to X cubic meters, falling for the twelfth year in a row after two years of growth. Overall, imports continue to indicate a abrupt shrinkage. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. As a result, imports reached the peak of X cubic meters. From 2009 to 2020, the growth imports remained at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, railway sleeper imports shrank significantly to $X in 2020. In general, imports faced a abrupt setback. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 with an increase of X% y-o-y. As a result, imports attained the peak of $X. From 2009 to 2020, the growth imports remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Imports by Country

In 2020, France (X cubic meters) was the main supplier of railway sleeper to Portugal, with a X% share of total imports. It was followed by Spain (X cubic meters), with a X% share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of volume from France totaled -X%.

In value terms, France ($X) constituted the largest supplier of railway sleeper to Portugal, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Spain ($X), with a X% share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of value from France totaled -X%.

Import Prices by Country

In 2020, the average railway sleeper import price amounted to $X per cubic meter, reducing by -X% against the previous year. In general, the import price, however, showed moderate growth. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, average import prices attained the peak figure at $X per cubic meter in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2020, import prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major supplying countries. In 2020, the country with the highest price was Spain ($X per cubic meter), while the price for France totaled $X per cubic meter.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Spain.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for railway or tramway sleepers (cross-ties) of wood in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of railway sleeper consumption in 2020 were Chile (2.7M cubic meters), Belarus (1.6M cubic meters) and China (624K cubic meters), together comprising 66% of global consumption.
What are the largest producers of railway or tramway sleepers (cross-ties) of wood in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of railway sleeper production in 2020 were Chile (2.7M cubic meters), Belarus (1.6M cubic meters) and China (622K cubic meters), together comprising 70% of global production.
What are the leading suppliers of railway or tramway sleepers (cross-ties) of wood to Portugal?
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In value terms, France ($33K) constituted the largest supplier of railway sleeper to Portugal, comprising 96% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Spain ($1.6K), with a 4.5% share of total imports.
What are the leading importers of railway or tramway sleepers (cross-ties) of wood from Portugal?
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In value terms, the largest markets for railway sleeper exported from Portugal were Angola ($2.8K) and Spain ($2K), together accounting for 100% of total exports.
What is the average export price for railway or tramway sleepers (cross-ties) of wood in Portugal?
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The average railway sleeper export price stood at $304 per cubic meter in 2020, remaining stable against the previous year.
What is the average import price for railway or tramway sleepers (cross-ties) of wood in Portugal?
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In 2020, the average railway sleeper import price amounted to $132 per cubic meter, shrinking by -10.6% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 16103200 - Railway or tramway sleepers (cross-ties) of impregnated wood

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the railway sleeper market in Portugal. 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:
• Portugal

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in Portugal
• 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
MARKET STRUCTURE
3.3
TRADE BALANCE
3.4
PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION
3.5
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
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Import Supplying Countries

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2007–2020
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

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

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 In 2007–2020
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007–2020
Figure 8:
Market Forecast To 2025
Figure 9:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 10:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 11:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 12:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 13:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 14:
Exports And Growth
Figure 15:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 16:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 17:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 18:
Imports And Growth
Figure 19:
Import Prices
Figure 20:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020

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