U.S. Softwood Veneer And Plywood Market. Analysis And Forecast to 2020

The U.S. dominates in global imports of softwood veneer and plywood, accounting for a 12% share (based on USD). It was followed by Japan (8%), Germany, and Saudi Arabia (5% each). In 2015, U.S. softwood veneer and plywood imports totaled 981 million USD, which was 181 million USD (23%) above previous year’s imports.

From 2007 to 2015, U.S. softwood veneer and plywood imports showed mixed dynamics. A significant drop in 2008-2009 was followed by recovery growth over the next years, with an annual increase of +13.5% between 2009 and 2015. Moreover, in 2015, U.S. softwood veneer and plywood imports reached the pre-recession level of 2007.

Despite fierce competition, the U.S. continues to be one of the most attractive destinations for overseas suppliers.

Canada, China, Chile, and Brazil were the main suppliers of softwood veneer and plywood into the U.S., with a combined share of 88% of total U.S. imports in 2015. China (+4.8% per year) and Chile (+4.7% per year) were the fastest growing suppliers among the leaders from 2007 to 2015.

The U.S. was a net importer of softwood veneer and plywood from 2007 to 2015. In 2015, U.S. softwood veneer and plywood market ran a trade deficit of 705 million USD, at approximately 72% of gross imports.

Countries coverage: the U.S.

Data coverage:

Product coverage: Softwood veneer, including veneer backed with paper, cloth, or other flexible material; Softwood plywood products: rough, sanded, and specialties; Softwood veneer and plywood manufacturing, nsk, total

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, US Test Company 204, Veneer Products Acquisitions, Excaliber Inc

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1. INTRODUCTION

1.1 REPORT DESCRIPTION

1.2 REPORT STRUCTURE

1.3 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

2.1 KEY FINDINGS

2.2 MARKET TRENDS

3. MARKET OVERVIEW

3.1 MARKET VALUE

3.2 TRADE BALANCE

3.3 MARKET OPPORTUNITIES

3.4 MARKET FORECAST TO 2020

4. DOMESTIC PRODUCTION

4.1 PRODUCTION IN 2008-2015

4.2 PRODUCTION BY TYPE

4.3 PRODUCTION BY STATE

4.4 PRODUCER PRICES

5. IMPORTS

5.1 IMPORTS IN 2007-2015

5.2 IMPORTS BY TYPE

5.3 IMPORTS BY COUNTRY

5.4 IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY

6. EXPORTS

6.1 EXPORTS IN 2007-2015

6.2 EXPORTS BY TYPE

6.3 EXPORTS BY COUNTRY

6.4 EXPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY

7. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

7.1 INDUSTRY SNAPSHOTS

7.2 INDUSTRY LIFE CYCLE

7.3 BUSINESS LOCATIONS

7.4 EMPLOYMENT

7.5 ANNUAL PAYROLL

7.6 INDUSTRY PRODUCTIVITY

7.7 ESTABLISHMENT SIZE AND LEGAL FORM

8. COMPANY PROFILES

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