PLYWOOD - A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT   

Research Abstract

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Plywood in Thousand Cubic Meters. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 109 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Atlantic Plywood Corporation
Boise Cascade Company
Century Plyboard (India) Ltd.
Eksons Corporation Bhd
Georgia-Pacific, LLC


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Code: MCP-1558
Price: $4950
Companies: 109
Pages: 304
Date: September 2014
Market Data Tables: 147
Status: * New Report

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 TABLE OF CONTENTS


 
   Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations.....I-1  
   Disclaimers.....I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level.....I-2
  
   Product Definitions and Scope of Study.....I-3  
   A Prelude.....II-11$100
   Recession in Retrospect and the Road Ahead.....II-2
The 2007-2009 Recession.....II-2
1$100
   Plywood Market Posts Healthy Gains in 2010.....II-3
US Fiscal Crisis and Eurodebt Crisis Mars Market Performance in 2012 & 2013.....II-3
Future Prospects.....II-3
2$200
   Improvement in Global GDP Performance to Benefit Market Growth in 2014 & Beyond.....II-5 1$100
   Table 1: World Real GDP Growth by Region/Country: 2012-2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-61$350
   Table 2: World GDP (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Nominal GDP Value by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-7
Recovery in Construction Activity – A Strong Growth Driver.....II-7
1$350
   Table 3: Growth in the Global Construction Market by Sector (2013-2020) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-81$350
   Table 4: Percentage Share of Construction Spending by Region - 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-9

Table 5: Global Construction Spend across Select Countries in US$ Billion for the year 2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-9
1$350
   Residential Replacements to Boost Plywood Demand.....II-10
Rising Investments in Commercial Real Estate Spur Market Demand.....II-10
1$100
   Table 6: Global Commercial Real Estate Market (2014E): Percentage Breakdown of Direct Investments by Region - Americas, Asia-Pacific and EMEA (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-111$350
   Expanding Hospitality Industry Boosts Plywood Sales.....II-12
Demographic Transformations Strengthen Market Prospects.....II-12
Rising Global Population Propels Demand for Housing Units and Infrastructure.....II-12
1$100
   Table 7: Top 25 Countries Worldwide in Terms of Population: 2007 & 2013E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-13
Burgeoning Middle Class Population Worldwide Spurs Market Growth.....II-13
1$350
   Table 8: Global Middle Class Population (in Millions) by Geographic Region: 2010, 2020P & 2030P (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-141$350
   Table 9: Global Middle Class Population by Geographic Region: Percentage Share Breakdown for 2010, 2020P & 2030P (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-15
Rapid Urbanization: A Strong Growth Driver.....II-15
2$350
   Table 10: Total Population Worldwide by Urban and Rural Population in Thousands: 1950-2050P (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-171$350
   Table 11: Total Population Worldwide: Percentage Breakdown by Urban and Rural Population for the Years 1950-2050P (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-181$350
   Table 12: Estimated Percentage of Urbanization in World, China and India for the Years 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-19
Rising Standards of Living Fuel Market Expansion.....II-19
Developing Countries: The Focal Point for Future Growth.....II-19
2$350
   Table 13: Increase in Urban Population in Major Countries in Asia-Pacific (in Millions) Over The Period 2012-2020P (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-21

Table 14: GDP Growth for Key Developed and Developing Countries: 2003-2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-21
1$350
   Table 15: Construction Spending by Country in Asia in US$ Billion: 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-22

Table 16: Asian Construction Market (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Spend by Sector (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-22
CIVETS: New Hope in the Longer Term?.....II-22
1$350
   Go Green: The New Mantra of Laminated Plywood Manufacturers.....II-23
Increasing Deforestation Drives Worldwide Woods Based Panels Market.....II-23
1$100
   Low Quality Film Faced Plywood Products Threaten Market Growth.....II-24
Noteworthy Technological Innovations.....II-24
UPM Grada Plywood.....II-24
KoskiPly Economy Birch Plywood Product.....II-24
1$100
   Q-Ply SimPly Maple Plywood.....II-25
Range of Plywood Line Adhesives for Lamination and Plywood Products.....II-25
Coating Mechanism for Surfacing Wood Sheets with Melt Processable
  Thermoplastic.....II-25
1$100
   Key Industry Statistics.....II-26
Table 17: Global Plywood Production: Annual Volume Output in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2006 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-26

Table 18: Global Plywood Imports: Annual Import Volume in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2006 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-26
1$350
   Table 19: Global Plywood Exports: Annual Export Volume in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2006 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-27

Table 20: Leading Harwood Plywood Importing Countries Worldwide (2012 & 2013): Value Imports in US$ Thousand for China, Indonesia, Ecuador, Canada, Russia, Malaysia and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-27
1$350
   Table 21: Leading Exporters of Plywood, Veneered Panels and Similar Laminated Wood Worldwide (2009-2013): Export Value in US$ Million for China, Malaysia, Indonesia, Russia, Finland, USA, Brazil, Austria, Germany and Chile (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-281$350
   Table 22: Leading Importers of Plywood, Veneered Panels and Similar Laminated Wood Worldwide (2009-2013): Export Value in US$ Million for Japan, US, Germany, UK, South Korea, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, France, and China (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-291$350
   Table 23: Leading Exporters of Veneer Sheets and Sheets of Plywood and Other Wood Sawn Lengthwise Worldwide (2009-2013): Export Value in US$ Million for US, Canada, China, Germany, Gabon, Italy, Russia, Romania, Malaysia, and Vietnam (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-301$350
   Table 24: Leading Importers of Veneer Sheets and Sheets of Plywood and Other Wood Sawn Lengthwise Worldwide (2009-2013): Export Value in US$ Million for US, Germany, Italy, Japan, China, Canada, South Korea, France, Taipei and Spain (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-311$350
   What is Plywood?.....II-32
A Century Long History.....II-32
1$100
   Manufacturing Process of Plywood.....II-33
Grades and Groups of Plywood.....II-33
Plywood Panels.....II-33
Softwood Plywood.....II-33
Hardwood Plywood.....II-33
1$100
   Categories in Plywood Panels.....II-34
Plyform.....II-34
Types of Plyform Plywood.....II-34
Plyform Class I.....II-34
Structural I Plyform.....II-34
Plyform Class II.....II-34
B-B Plyform.....II-34
High-Density Overlay (HDO) Panels.....II-34
1$100
   Medium-Density Overlay (MDO) Panels.....II-35
Canply Exterior Plywood.....II-35
Laminates.....II-35
Decorative Veneers.....II-35
Advantages of Plywood.....II-35
1$100
   Maintenance and Life Span of Plywood.....II-361$100
   Sonear Industries Launches Infinity Plywood.....II-37
Tolko Rolls Out New Range of T-Ply Products.....II-37
DCE Launches Fiberboard and Plywood Futures Contracts.....II-37
Smith & Fong Launches New Reveal™ Collection.....II-37
1$100
   Roseburg Forest Launches Plywood Panels.....II-381$100
   Roseburg to Roll out Roseburg Radiant Barrier Plywood.....II-39
Koskisen to Introduce KoskiBirchUp Colored Veneer.....II-39
1$100
   SHERA Launches SHERA Ply Plywood-Substrate Solution.....II-401$100
   Rougier Merges Rougier Panneaux and Rougier Sylvaco.....II-41
UPM Plywood Inks Partnership Deal with Isku.....II-41
Garnica Plywood Takes Over Plywood Press of Xilofrance.....II-41
Nankai Plywood Takes Over Rolpin.....II-41
1$100
   Riga Wood Acquires Birch-Plywood Plant.....II-42
Raute Signs Service Agreement with SVEZA Group.....II-42
Ta Ann Tasmania Receives Government Grant for New Plywood Mill.....II-42
Anli Plywood International to Partner with State Government for Plywood
  Industry.....II-42
1$100
   Dow to Divest Three Business Units.....II-43
A & M Supply Acquires Distribution Center of Atlantic Plywood.....II-43
Boise Cascade Company Acquires Southeast Operations of Wood Resources.....II-43
Nüvo™ and Commonwealth Plywood Ink Distribution Partnership.....II-43
1$100
   Brooks Acquires DPV.....II-44
Thruway Hardwood Merges with D&M.....II-44
RoyOMartin-Martco to Expand and Modernize its Martco Plywood Facility.....II-44
1$100
   Georgia-Pacific to Expand and Modernize Lumber and Plywood Operations.....II-45
Mod Mom Furniture and Columbia Forest Ink a Partnership Deal.....II-45
SVEZA Inaugurates New Shop Floor Facility.....II-45
1$100
   Pacific States Acquires Hoquiam’s Manufacturing Unit.....II-46
SVEZA Group Takes Over ZAO "Fankom".....II-46
Raute Enters into Maintenance and Services Agreement with UPM Plywood.....II-46
1$100
   Refurbished UPM Plywood Mill All Set to Kick-Start Operations.....II-47
Canfor Acquires Tembec’s Southern British Columbia Interior Wood Products
  Assets.....II-47
1$100
   Atlantic Plywood Corporation (US).....II-48
Boise Cascade Company (US).....II-48
1$100
   Century Plyboard (India) Ltd. (India).....II-49
Eksons Corporation Bhd (Malaysia).....II-49
Georgia-Pacific, LLC (US).....II-49
1$100
   Greenply Industries Limited (India).....II-501$100
   Jaya Tiasa Holdings Berhad (Malaysia).....II-51
Roseburg Forest Products Co. (US).....II-51
1$100
   Sarda Plywood Industries Limited (India).....II-52
SDS Lumber Company (US).....II-52
Seihoku Corporation (Japan).....II-52
1$100
   Stimson Lumber Company, Inc. (US).....II-53
Subur Tiasa Holdings Berhad (Malaysia).....II-53
1$100
   Ta Ann Holdings Berhad (Malaysia).....II-54
Uniply Industries Ltd. (India).....II-54
1$100
   UPM-Kymmene Corporation (Finland).....II-55
West Fraser Timber Co., Ltd. (Canada).....II-55
Weyerhaeuser Company (US).....II-55
1$100
   WTK Holdings Berhad (Malaysia).....II-561$100
   Table 25: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plywood by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East/Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-571$350
   Table 26: World Historic Review for Plywood by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East/Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-581$350
   Table 27: World 15-Year Perspective for Plywood by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East/Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2006, 2014, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-591$350
   A. Market Analysis.....III-1
Current & Future Analysis.....III-1
The US Market for Plywood Hit Hard by Economic Recession.....III-1
Market Outlook.....III-1
Resurgence in Housing Sector Enlivens Plywood Manufacturers.....III-1
1$75
   Increase in Demand for Green Certified Products.....III-2
Review of US Construction Industry.....III-2
1$75
   Table 28: Residential Construction in the US (2007-2014): Number of Housing Starts by Type - Single-Family Units and Multi-Family Units (in ‘000) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-3
NRRI Product Development Fund Project.....III-3
1$200
   Dumping of Plywood from China Affects US Plywood Market.....III-41$75
   Demand for Antidumping Duties.....III-5
Preliminary Duties.....III-5
Proposed Duties to Have Negative Effect on US Economy.....III-5
1$75
   Final Outcome.....III-6
Plywood Manufacturers Eye on Big Gains.....III-6
1$75
   Table 29: Leading Players in the North American Plywood Market (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Georgia-Pacific, Boise Cascade, Roseburg, WFT, Martco, WY, Hood, Hardel, Coastal, Tolko and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-7

Table 30: North American Plywood Production Capacity (2013): Breakdown of Annual Capacity in Billion Square Feet (3/8" Basis) by Leading Companies (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-7
1$200
   Key Statistics.....III-8
Table 31: US Plywood Production: Annual Volume Output in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-8

Table 32: North American Plywood Market by End Use Segments (2013) - Percentage Breakdown for New Single Family, Residential Renovation, Non-Residential Construction, Furniture & Allied Products and Other End-Uses (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-8
1$200
   Table 33: Energy Mix in the North American Plywood Market (2013) - Percentage Breakdown of Usage for Coal, Natural Gas, Oil, Uranium, Wood and Hydro Energy (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-9
Export-Import Statistics.....III-9
Table 34: US Plywood Import: Annual Import Volume in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-9
1$200
   Table 35: US Exports of Plywood/ Veneer Sheets (Thickness <6Mm) (2012 & 2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Exports by Destination (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-101$200
   Table 36: US Imports of Plywood/ Veneer Sheets (Thickness <6Mm) (2012 & 2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Imports by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-111$200
   Table 37: US Exports of Plywood (Plies <6Mm Thick) And Veneered Or Laminated Panels (2012 & 2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Exports by Destination (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-121$200
   Table 38: US Imports of Plywood (Plies <6Mm Thick) And Veneered Or Laminated Panels (2012 & 2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Imports by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-131$200
   Product Launches.....III-142$150
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-162$150
   Key Players.....III-184$300
   B. Market Analytics.....III-22
Table 39: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-22

Table 40: US Historic Review for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-22
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-23
Current & Future Analysis.....III-23
Wood Panel Manufacturing Industry to Recover.....III-23
Construction Market Overview.....III-23
1$75
   Table 41: Housing Starts in Canada (2007-2013) (in ‘000 Units) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-24
Hard-Surface Plywood Flooring Gaining Traction.....III-24
1$200
   Table 42: Floor Coverings Market in Canada (2012): Percentage Share Breakdown by Types - Carpets, Wood, Ceramic, Laminates, Resilient Flooring and Rugs (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-25
Key Statistics.....III-25
Table 43: Canadian Plywood Production: Annual Volume Output in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-25

Table 44: Canadian Plywood Import: Annual Import Volume in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-25
1$200
   Table 45: Canadian Exports of Plywood/Veneer Sheets (Thickness <6Mm) (2012 & 2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Exports by Destination (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-261$200
   Table 46: Canadian Imports of Plywood/Veneer Sheets (Thickness <6Mm) (2012 & 2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Imports by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-271$200
   Table 47: Canadian Exports of Plywood (Plies <6Mm Thick) And Veneered Or Laminated Panels (2012 & 2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Exports by Destination (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-281$200
   Table 48: Canadian Imports of Plywood (Plies <6Mm Thick) And Veneered Or Laminated Panels (2012 & 2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Imports by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-291$200
   Product Launch.....III-30
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-30
1$75
   West Fraser Timber Co., Ltd. - A Key Player.....III-311$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-32
Table 49: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-32

Table 50: Canadian Historic Review for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-32
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-33
Current & Future Analysis.....III-33
Japanese Housing Market Remains Upbeat Amid Downside Risks.....III-33
Plywood Demand Surges.....III-33
1$75
   Few Structural Layers in Distribution Driving Profitability.....III-34
Malaysia – Japan’s Largest Supplier of Plywood.....III-34
Japan Agricultural Standard Certification – A Key Requirement for
  Importers.....III-34
1$75
   Key Statistics.....III-35
Table 51: Japanese Plywood Imports: Annual Import Volume in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-35
Seihoku Corporation - A Key Player.....III-35
1$200
   B. Market Analytics.....III-36
Table 52: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-36
1$200
   Table 53: Japanese Historic Review for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-371$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-38
Current & Future Analysis.....III-38
New Regulation Drives Plywood Importers Turn Away from Chinese Products.....III-38
Birch Plywood Prices Continue to Increase Amid Supply Concerns.....III-38
1$75
   Impact of GSP Scheme.....III-39
Major Amendments in GSP Scheme.....III-39
Reformed GSP to Create Supportive Business Environment.....III-39
1$75
   EU Tropical Harwood Plywood Imports on a Decline.....III-40
Table 54: EU Imports of Harwood Plywood: Volume Imports in Million Cubic Meters for years 2009 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-40
Changing Dynamics in EU Plywood Imports.....III-40
1$200
   Table 55: EU Imports of Hardwood Plywood by Country of Origin (2008 & 2013): Percentage Breakdown of Import Volume for China, Malaysia, Russia and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-41
Benefits to Malaysian Plywood Suppliers.....III-41
European Okoume Plywood Demand Slipped in 2013.....III-41
1$200
   Low Imports Affect Hardwood Veneer Players.....III-42
CFTHP Files Petition against Unfair Trade Policies.....III-42
Plywood Production Scenario: Outline.....III-42
1$75
   End-Use Perspective: Construction Industry.....III-43
European Construction Sector to Exhibit Decline in Long-Term.....III-43
1$75
   Table 56: Construction Industry in Europe (2010, 2011 & 2012): Percentage Change of Construction Output by Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-441$200
   Key Statistics.....III-45
Table 57: European Plywood Production: Annual Volume Output in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2006 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-45

Table 58: European Plywood Import: Annual Import Volume in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2006 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-45
1$200
   Table 59: European Plywood Export: Annual Export Volume in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2006 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-461$200
   B. Market Analytics.....III-47
Table 60: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plywood by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, Sweden, Finland, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-47
1$200
   Table 61: European Historic Review for Plywood by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, Sweden, Finland, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-481$200
   Table 62: European 15-Year Perspective for Plywood by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, Sweden, Finland, and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2006, 2014, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-491$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-50
Current & Future Analysis.....III-50
Key Statistics.....III-50
Table 63: French Plywood Production: Annual Volume Output in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-50

Table 64: French Plywood Import: Annual Import Volume in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-50
1$200
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-511$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-52
Table 65: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-52

Table 66: French Historic Review for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-52
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-53
Current & Future Analysis.....III-53
Fraunhofer Institute for Wood Research Initiated Development Air Cleaning
  Plywood.....III-53
Zeolites - Pollution-Eating Composite Wood Products.....III-53
German Importers Launch Quality Plywood Initiative.....III-53
1$75
   German Construction Market Exhibits Downturn in Early 2014.....III-541$75
   Key Statistics.....III-55
Table 67: German Plywood Production: Annual Volume Output in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-55

Table 68: German Plywood Import: Annual Import Volume in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-55
1$200
   B. Market Analytics.....III-56
Table 69: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-56

Table 70: German Historic Review for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-56
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-57
Current & Future Analysis.....III-57
Key Statistics.....III-57
Table 71: Italian Plywood Production: Annual Volume Output in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-57

Table 72: Italian Plywood Import: Annual Import Volume in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-57
1$200
   B. Market Analytics.....III-58
Table 73: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-58

Table 74: Italian Historic Review for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-58
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-59
Current & Future Analysis.....III-59
UK Housing Sector Shows Strong Recovery.....III-59
1$75
   Table 75: New Housing Starts in the UK by Country: FY 2008-09 through FY 2013-14 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-60
Key Statistics.....III-60
Table 76: UK Plywood Import: Annual Import Volume in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-60
1$200
   B. Market Analytics.....III-61
Table 77: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-61

Table 78: UK Historic Review for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-61
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-62
Current and Future Analysis.....III-62
Key Statistics.....III-62
Table 79: Spanish Plywood Export: Annual Export Volume in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-62
1$200
   B. Market Analytics.....III-63
Table 80: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-63

Table 81: Spanish Historic Review for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-63
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-64
Overview.....III-64
Post Recession, Residential Construction Escalates in Russia.....III-64
1$75
   Key Statistics.....III-65
Table 82: Russian Plywood Production: Annual Volume Output in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-65

Table 83: Russian Plywood Production Capacity (2014): Annual Capacity in Thousand Cubic Meters for Select Leading Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-65
1$200
   Table 84: Russian Plywood Export: Annual Export Volume in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-66
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-66
1$200
   B. Market Analytics.....III-67
Table 85: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-67
1$200
   Table 86: Russian Historic Review for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-681$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-69
Current & Future Analysis.....III-69
Key Statistics.....III-69
Table 87: Swedish Plywood Import: Annual Import Volume in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-69
1$200
   B. Market Analytics.....III-70
Table 88: Swedish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-70

Table 89: Swedish Historic Review for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-70
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-71
Current & Future Analysis.....III-71
Market Overview.....III-71
Trade Scenario.....III-71
1$75
   Table 90: Finnish Plywood Export: Annual Export Volume in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-72

Table 91: Finnish Plywood Exports by Destination Country/Region (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Volume for Germany, UK, Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Other European Countries and Other Countries (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-72
1$200
   Product Launch.....III-73
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-73
2$150
   Upm-Kymmene Corporation - A Key Player.....III-751$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-76
Table 92: Finnish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-76

Table 93: Finnish Historic Review for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-76
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-77
Current & Future Analysis.....III-77
Turkey.....III-77
Table 94: Turkish Plywood Import: Annual Import Volume in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-77
Strategic Corporate Development.....III-77
1$200
   B. Market Analytics.....III-78
Table 95: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plywood -Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-78
1$200
   Table 96: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-791$200
   Market Analysis.....III-80
Table 97: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plywood by Geographic Region - Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-80
1$200
   Table 98: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Plywood by Geographic Region - Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-811$200
   Table 99: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Plywood by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2006, 2014, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-821$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-83
Current & Future Analysis.....III-83
Australian Housing Market Booms.....III-83
Table 100: Australia Housing Market: New Housing Starts in Thousand Units for Years 2008 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-83
1$200
   Plywood and Veneer Manufacturing Industry.....III-84
Table 101: Australian Plywood Production: Annual Volume Output in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-84

Table 102: Australian Plywood Import: Annual Import Volume in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-84
1$200
   Strategic Corporate Development.....III-85
B. Market Analytics.....III-85
Table 103: Australian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-85
1$200
   Table 104: Australian Historic Review for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-861$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-87
Current & Future Analysis.....III-87
Chinese Plywood Industry in the Global Front.....III-87
Table 105: Chinese Plywood Export: Annual Export Volume in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-87
Drawbacks and Counteractive Measures.....III-87
1$200
   Steady Supply and Technological Advancements Drive China’s Ascent in Plywood
  Industry.....III-88
Recession Incites the Much Needed Capacity Rationalization.....III-88
1$75
   Construction Industry - Overview.....III-89
Residential Construction in China.....III-89
Government Policies Brings Housing Prices under Control.....III-89
1$75
   Market Trends.....III-90
Domestic Demand Set to Soar.....III-90
Chinese Prop Growth of Imported Plywood.....III-90
Favorable Trade Agreements with Neighboring Countries Boost Growth.....III-90
Challenges Faced.....III-90
Illegal Trademarking – A Rising Problem.....III-90
Limited Use of Wood in Construction – A Major Problem.....III-90
1$75
   Overview of Chinese Bamboo Plywood Industry.....III-911$75
   Bamboo Packing Board.....III-92
Architectural Cement Formwork.....III-92
Container Floorboards.....III-92
Bamboo Plywood Floorboards for Railway Carriages and Coaches.....III-92
Hindrances.....III-92
1$75
   Development Prospects for Chinese Bamboo Plywood Industry.....III-931$75
   Product Launch.....III-94
B. Market Analytics.....III-94
Table 106: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-94
1$200
   Table 107: Chinese Historic Review for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-951$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-96
Current & Future Analysis.....III-96
Plywood Market Faces Turbulent Times.....III-96
Primary Factors Affecting Exports of Wood and Plywood Products from India.....III-96
Opening of Indian Economy.....III-96
Forest Product Certification.....III-96
1$75
   Intense Competition from Asian Countries.....III-97
Evolving Consumer Expectations.....III-97
Social Factors Driving Domestic Consumption of Wood Products.....III-97
1$75
   Increasing Adoption of Alternative Materials.....III-98
Automation to Offset Labor Shortage.....III-98
Shortage of Quality Raw Materials.....III-98
Lack of Latest Price Information.....III-98
1$75
   Consumer Preference to Shift towards Branded Plywood.....III-99
MDF to Benefit from Stricter Licensing Policy on Plywood Capacity Addition.....III-99
Greenply Dominates the Organized Sector.....III-99
1$75
   Table 108: Leading Players in the Indian Organized Plywood Industry (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Greenply, Century Ply, Sarda Ply, Uniply and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-100
Product Launch.....III-100
Key Players.....III-100
2$200
   B. Market Analytics.....III-102
Table 109: Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-102
1$200
   Table 110: Indian Historic Review for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1031$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-104
Current & Future Analysis.....III-104
Indonesian Plywood Manufacturers Looking Forward to Revive Plywood
  Exports.....III-104
Overview of Indonesian Exports.....III-104
Table 111: Indonesian Plywood Export: Annual Export Volume in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-104
1$200
   Table 112: Indonesian Plywood Exports by Destination Country/Region (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Volume for Japan, China, Taiwan, Saudi Arabia, South Korea and Other Countries (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-105
Challenges Facing Plywood Market.....III-105
China Poses Threat to the Domestic Industry.....III-105
Decreasing Supply of Logs Leads to Reduced Production.....III-105
1$200
   B. Market Analytics.....III-106
Table 113: Indonesian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-106

Table 114: Indonesian Historic Review for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-106
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-107
Current & Future Analysis.....III-107
Plywood industry - Overview.....III-107
Skilled Labor and Raw Material Shortage to Reduce Plywood Production.....III-107
1$75
   Government Initiatives.....III-1081$75
   Supply Tightening and Substitutes – A Drag on Prospects.....III-109
Illegal Trade Allegations – A Jolt to the Industry.....III-109
Korea Levies Anti-Dumping Duties on Malaysian Plywood Suppliers.....III-109
1$75
   South Korea Increases Plywood Imports from Sarawak despite Anti-dumping
  Duties.....III-110
Timber Manufacturers to Enjoy High Margins and Strong Demand from Japan.....III-110
Malaysia Begins Work on Fixing Domestic Prices for Plywood.....III-110
1$75
   Restoration Efforts Already Underway.....III-111
Key Statistics.....III-111
Table 115: Malaysian Plywood Production: Annual Volume Output in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-111
1$200
   Table 116: Malaysian Plywood Export: Annual Export Volume in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-112
Key Players.....III-112
2$200
   B. Market Analytics.....III-114
Table 117: Malaysian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-114
1$200
   Table 118: Malaysian Historic Review for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1151$200
   Market Analysis.....III-116
Table 119: South Korean Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-116
1$200
   Table 120: South Korean Historic Review for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1171$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-118
Current & Future Analysis.....III-118
Taiwan – Fading Out in the Global Plywood Market.....III-118
Product Launch.....III-118
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-119
Table 121: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-119

Table 122: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-119
1$200
   Market Analysis.....III-120
Table 123: Middle East/ African Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plywood by Geographic Region - South Africa and Rest of Middle East/ Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-120
1$200
   Table 124: Middle East/ African Historic Review for Plywood by Geographic Region - South Africa and Rest of Middle East/Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1211$200
   Table 125: Middle East/ African 15-Year Perspective for Plywood by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for South Africa and Rest of Middle East/Africa Markets for Years 2006, 2014, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1221$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-123
Current & Future Analysis.....III-123
South African Construction Market Continues to Remain Challenging.....III-123
Plywood Market: Current Scenario.....III-123
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-124
Table 126: South African Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-124
1$200
   Table 127: South African Historic Review for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1251$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-126
Current & Future Analysis.....III-126
Overview of Plywood Industry in Ghana.....III-126
Encouraging Manufacturers to Use High Quality Flour.....III-126
1$75
   Key Statistics.....III-127
Table 128: UAE Imports of Plywood (2008-2013(E)): Import value in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-127

Table 129: South Arabian Imports of Plywood (2008-2012(E)): Import value in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-127
Strategic Corporate Development.....III-127
1$200
   B. Market Analytics.....III-128
Table 130: Rest of Middle East/African Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-128

Table 131: Rest of Middle East/African Historic Review for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-128
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-129
Construction Spends Surge in Latin America.....III-129
Latin American Plywood Market: Current & Future Analysis.....III-129
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-130
Table 132: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plywood by Geographic Region - Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Peru and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-130
1$200
   Table 133: Latin American Historic Review for Plywood by Geographic Region - Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Peru and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1311$200
   Table 134: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Plywood by Geographic Region -Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Peru and Rest of Latin America Markets for Years 2006, 2014, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1321$200
   Market Analysis.....III-133
Table 135: Argentinean Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-133
1$200
   Table 136: Argentinean Historic Review for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1341$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-135
Current & Future Analysis.....III-135
Pine Plywood Exports on the Rise.....III-135
Tropical Plywood Market Overview.....III-135
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-136
Table 137: Brazilian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-136

Table 138: Brazilian Historic Review for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-136
1$200
   Market Analysis.....III-137
Table 139: Chilean Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-137
1$200
   Table 140: Chilean Historic Review for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1381$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-139
Current & Future Analysis.....III-139
Economic Recession Impacts Plywood Demand.....III-139
Construction Market Revives.....III-139
Key Statistics.....III-139
Table 141: Mexican Plywood Import: Annual Import Volume in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-139
1$200
   B. Market Analytics.....III-140
Table 142: Mexican Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-140

Table 143: Mexican Historic Review for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-140
1$200
   Market Analysis.....III-141
Table 144: Peruvian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-141
1$200
   Table 145: Peruvian Historic Review for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1421$200
   Market Analysis.....III-143
Table 146: Rest of Latin America Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-143
1$200
   Table 147: Rest of Latin America Historic Review for Plywood - Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1441$200
  
Total Companies Profiled: 109 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 115)

Region/Country Players

The United States 30 Canada 4 Japan 4 Europe 38 France 7 Germany 3 Italy 6 Spain 5 Rest of Europe 17 Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 37 Latin America 2
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