United States Softwood Veneer and Plywood Market Analysis and Forecast Report 2019-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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The revenue of the softwood veneer and plywood market in the U.S. amounted to $4B in 2018, stabilizing at the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). In general, softwood veneer and plywood consumption continue to indicate a measured reduction. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 with an increase of 3.2% year-to-year. In that year, the softwood veneer and plywood market attained its peak level of $4.6B. From 2015 to 2018, the growth of the softwood veneer and plywood market remained at a lower figure.

Production of Softwood Veneer And Plywood in the U.S.

In 2018, the softwood veneer and plywood production in the U.S. stood at 10M tonnes, shrinking by -3.9% against the previous year. In general, softwood veneer and plywood production continue to indicate a drastic descent. Over the period under review, softwood veneer and plywood production reached its maximum volume at 13M tonnes in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2018, production stood at a somewhat lower figure. In value terms, softwood veneer and plywood production amounted to $3.6B.

Exports from the U.S.

In 2018, approx. 160K tonnes of softwood veneer and plywood were exported from the U.S.; falling by -14.3% against the previous year. Overall, softwood veneer and plywood exports continue to indicate a measured reduction. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2016 when exports increased by 164% year-to-year. Exports peaked at 187K tonnes in 2017 and then declined slightly in the following year.

In value terms, softwood veneer and plywood exports amounted to $51M (estimates) in 2018. In general, softwood veneer and plywood exports continue to indicate a significant curtailment. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2016 with an increase of 81% y-o-y. Exports peaked at $61M in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2018, exports failed to regain their momentum.

Imports into the U.S.

In 2018, the amount of softwood veneer and plywood imported into the U.S. amounted to 1.1M tonnes, picking up by 48% against the previous year. Overall, softwood veneer and plywood imports continue to indicate an extraordinary increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2016 with an increase of 58% against the previous year. Imports peaked in 2018 and are likely to continue their growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, softwood veneer and plywood imports amounted to $917M (estimates) in 2018. Over the period under review, softwood veneer and plywood imports continue to indicate extraordinary growth. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2018 when imports increased by 66% against the previous year. In that year, softwood veneer and plywood imports reached their peak and are likely to continue their growth in the immediate term.

Companies mentioned:

  • Roseburg Forest Products
  • Timber Products Co. Limited Partnership
  • Rosboro
  • South Coast Lumber
  • Hood Industries
  • Idaho Veneer Company
  • Autumn House
  • Hardel Mutual Plywood Corporation
  • Scotch Plywood Company
  • Eagle Veneer
  • American Pacific
  • JDC Veneers
  • Coastal Forest Resources Company
  • Sylvan Forest Products
  • Norbord South Carolina
  • Linnton Plywood Association
  • Forest Hunt Products
  • Freres Lumber Co.
  • Giles & Kendall
  • Planet China
  • Emerald Forest Products
  • Baltek
  • Hoquiam Plywood Products, Inc.
  • Scotch Plywood Company of Mississippi
  • Ppllc Corp
  • Veneer Products Acquisitions
  • Excaliber Inc

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