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

Market Size for Saw Logs And Veneer Logs in South Africa

In 2020, the South African market for saw logs and veneer logs increased by X% to $X, rising for the third year in a row after two years of decline. In general, consumption, however, recorded a abrupt slump. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2018 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Saw logs and veneer logs consumption peaked at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, consumption failed to regain the momentum.

Production of Saw Logs And Veneer Logs in South Africa

In value terms, saw logs and veneer logs production rose slightly to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. Overall, production recorded a deep slump. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2018 when the production volume increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, production hit record highs at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports of Saw Logs And Veneer Logs

Exports from South Africa

In 2020, shipments abroad of saw logs and veneer logs decreased by -X% to X tonnes for the first time since 2016, thus ending a three-year rising trend. Over the period under review, exports, however, posted prominent growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. Exports peaked at X tonnes in 2019, and then contracted sharply in the following year.

In value terms, saw logs and veneer logs exports contracted significantly to $X in 2020. Overall, exports, however, showed a measured expansion. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017 when exports increased by X% y-o-y. Exports peaked at $X in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2020, exports failed to regain the momentum.

Exports by Country

China (X tonnes) was the main destination for saw logs and veneer logs exports from South Africa, accounting for a X% share of total exports. Moreover, saw logs and veneer logs exports to China exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, India (X tonnes), eightfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Botswana (X tonnes), with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of volume to China totaled +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: India (+X% per year) and Botswana (+X% per year).

In value terms, China ($X) remains the key foreign market for saw logs and veneer logs exports from South Africa, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by India ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by Viet Nam, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value to China stood at +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: India (+X% per year) and Viet Nam (-X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2020, the average export price for saw logs and veneer logs amounted to $X per tonne, with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price, however, recorded a deep contraction. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2016 an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, average export prices hit record highs at $X per tonne in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major foreign markets. In 2020, the country with the highest price was Viet Nam ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to China ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Viet Nam, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced a decline.

Imports of Saw Logs And Veneer Logs

Imports into South Africa

In 2020, overseas purchases of saw logs and veneer logs decreased by -X% to X tonnes, falling for the fourth consecutive year after three years of growth. Over the period under review, imports faced a drastic downturn. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2015 when imports increased by X% y-o-y. Imports peaked at X tonnes in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2020, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, saw logs and veneer logs imports shrank significantly to $X in 2020. Overall, imports faced a drastic downturn. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2015 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Imports peaked at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Imports by Country

In 2020, Swaziland (X tonnes) constituted the largest saw logs and veneer logs supplier to South Africa, with a X% share of total imports. Moreover, saw logs and veneer logs imports from Swaziland exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, Namibia (X tonnes), fivefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Mozambique (X tonnes), with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of volume from Swaziland amounted to -X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Namibia (-X% per year) and Mozambique (+X% per year).

In value terms, the largest saw logs and veneer logs suppliers to South Africa were Swaziland ($X), Thailand ($X) and China ($X), with a combined X% share of total imports.

Thailand (+X% per year) saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, among the main suppliers over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

The average import price for saw logs and veneer logs stood at $X per tonne in 2020, picking up by X% against the previous year. Overall, the import price, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2012 when the average import price increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, average import prices reached the peak figure at $X per tonne in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2020, import prices failed to regain the momentum.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major supplying countries. In 2020, the country with the highest price was Thailand ($X per tonne), while the price for Namibia ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Thailand (+X% per year), while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced more modest paces of growth.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for saw logs and veneer logs in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of saw logs and veneer logs consumption in 2020 were the U.S. (377K tonnes), China (284K tonnes) and Russia (183K tonnes), together accounting for 41% of global consumption. These countries were followed by Brazil, Canada, Indonesia, Sweden, Finland, India, Chile, Germany, Viet Nam and Poland, which together accounted for a further 36%.
What are the largest producers of saw logs and veneer logs in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of saw logs and veneer logs production in 2020 were the U.S. (393K tonnes), Russia (206K tonnes) and China (192K tonnes), together accounting for 38% of global production. These countries were followed by Brazil, Canada, Indonesia, Sweden, Finland, Germany, India, Chile, Viet Nam and Poland, which together accounted for a further 36%.
What are the leading suppliers of saw logs and veneer logs to South Africa?
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In value terms, Swaziland ($653K), Thailand ($474K) and China ($396K) appeared to be the largest saw logs and veneer logs suppliers to South Africa, together comprising 63% of total imports.
What are the leading importers of saw logs and veneer logs from South Africa?
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In value terms, China ($17M) remains the key foreign market for saw logs and veneer logs exports from South Africa, comprising 46% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by India ($3.7M), with a 10% share of total exports. It was followed by Viet Nam, with a 8.4% share.
What is the average export price for saw logs and veneer logs in South Africa?
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In 2020, the average export price for saw logs and veneer logs amounted to $78,963 per tonne, rising by 6.1% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for saw logs and veneer logs in South Africa?
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In 2020, the average import price for saw logs and veneer logs amounted to $148,952 per tonne, surging by 9.6% 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 South 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:
• South Africa

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

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This report is designed for manufacturers, distributors, importers, and wholesalers, as well as for investors, consultants and advisors.

In this report, you can find information that helps you to make informed decisions on the following issues:
1. How to diversify your business and benefit from new market opportunities
2. How to load your idle production capacity
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

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 2030
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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