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South Africa: Wood Fuel Market Overview 2021

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Wood Fuel Market Size in South Africa

In 2020, the South African wood fuel market decreased by -X% to $X, falling for the second consecutive year after three years of growth. Overall, consumption showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Wood fuel consumption peaked at $X in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2020, consumption failed to regain the momentum.

Wood Fuel Production in South Africa

In value terms, wood fuel production shrank to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. Overall, production recorded a mild slump. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Wood fuel production peaked at $X in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2020, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Wood Fuel Exports

Exports from South Africa

In 2020, shipments abroad of wood fuel increased by X% to X cubic meters, rising for the second year in a row after three years of decline. Overall, total exports indicated a strong expansion from 2012 to 2020: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last eight years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2020 figures, exports increased by +X% against 2018 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, exports reached the peak figure at X cubic meters in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2020, exports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, wood fuel exports reduced to $X in 2020. Over the period under review, total exports indicated a remarkable increase from 2012 to 2020: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last eight-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 2013 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, exports attained the maximum at $X in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2020, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

Swaziland (X cubic meters) was the main destination for wood fuel exports from South Africa, accounting for a approx. X% share of total exports.

From 2012 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume to Swaziland amounted to +X%.

In value terms, Swaziland ($X) also remains the key foreign market for wood fuel exports from South Africa.

From 2012 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value to Swaziland totaled +X%.

Export Prices by Country

The average wood fuel export price stood at $X per cubic meter in 2020, falling by -X% against the previous year. In general, the export price showed a pronounced setback. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 when the average export price increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, average export prices hit record highs at $X per cubic meter in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2020, export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

As there is only one major export destination, the average price level is determined by prices for Swaziland.

From 2012 to 2020, the rate of growth in terms of prices for Swaziland amounted to -X% per year.

Wood Fuel Imports

Imports into South Africa

In 2020, wood fuel imports into South Africa surged to X cubic meters, with an increase of X% against 2019 figures. Over the period under review, imports posted a significant expansion. As a result, imports attained the peak and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, wood fuel imports skyrocketed to $X in 2020. In general, imports recorded a significant expansion. As a result, imports attained the peak and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Imports by Country

In 2020, Swaziland (X cubic meters) was the main wood fuel supplier to South Africa, with a X% share of total imports. Moreover, wood fuel imports from Swaziland exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, Namibia (X cubic meters), tenfold.

From 2012 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of volume from Swaziland totaled +X%.

In value terms, Swaziland ($X) constituted the largest supplier of wood fuel to South Africa, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Namibia ($X), with a X% share of total imports.

From 2012 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of value from Swaziland totaled +X%.

Import Prices by Country

The average wood fuel import price stood at $X per cubic meter in 2020, waning by -X% against the previous year. Overall, the import price continues to indicate a deep setback. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2016 an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, import price attained the peak level of $X per cubic meter. From 2017 to 2020, the growth in terms of the average import prices remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was Namibia ($X per cubic meter), while the price for Swaziland totaled $X per cubic meter.

From 2012 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Namibia.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for wood fuel in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of wood fuel consumption in 2020 were India (302M cubic meters), China (157M cubic meters) and Brazil (124M cubic meters), together comprising 30% of global consumption. These countries were followed by Ethiopia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, the U.S., Nigeria, Ghana, Uganda, Indonesia, Mexico, Myanmar and Pakistan, which together accounted for a further 30%.
What are the largest producers of wood fuel in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of wood fuel production in 2020 were India (302M cubic meters), China (157M cubic meters) and Brazil (124M cubic meters), with a combined 30% share of global production. Ethiopia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, the U.S., Nigeria, Ghana, Uganda, Indonesia, Mexico, Myanmar and Pakistan lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 30%.
What are the leading suppliers of wood fuel to South Africa?
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In value terms, Swaziland ($20M) constituted the largest supplier of wood fuel to South Africa, comprising 86% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Namibia ($3.3M), with a 14% share of total imports.
What are the leading importers of wood fuel from South Africa?
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In value terms, Swaziland ($6.3M) remains the key foreign market for wood fuel exports from South Africa.
What is the average export price for wood fuel in South Africa?
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The average wood fuel export price stood at $21 per cubic meter in 2020, declining by -21.6% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for wood fuel in South Africa?
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In 2020, the average wood fuel import price amounted to $26 per cubic meter, reducing by -23.4% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 1627 - Wood fuel, coniferous (production)
• FCL 1628 - Wood fuel, non-coniferous (production)

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the wood fuel market 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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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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