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Sawmills in China: Market Research Report

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Sawmills Market Research Report | Mar 2014

IBISWorld’s Sawmills market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$12bn
Annual Growth 09-14
12.4%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment
114,714
Businesses
992
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

China's urbanization rate increased from 45.7% in 2008 to 53.7% in 2013. The resulting fast development of the real estate market created huge demand for construction wood, wood for decoration, and wood furniture. The rapid development of transportation infrastructure also raised demand for special timbers and sleepers. These factors have benefited the Sawmill industry, which has been performing strongly. Industry revenue is set to reach $11.6 billion in 2014, reflecting 12.4% annualized growth over the past five years.

Due to inadequate supply, low quality, and the uneven distribution of Chinese forest resources, demand for industry products surpasses supply. Therefore, China imports sawn timbers and sleepers to satisfy market demand.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

For every dollar spent on wages, including management and administration costs, about 21 cents are invested in capital in the Sawmills industry. The average wage per employmee has been increasing, as manufacturers have to pay higher wages for staff due to a labor force shortage and increases in the minimum wage. With increasing labor costs, sawmills are likely to adopt new technology and equipment to replace employees. Numerical-controlled machines, for example, can improve efficiency and output percentage of logs greatly.

In 2014, depreciation is estimated to account for 1.7% of total revenue; this share is expected to increase in line with more investment in advanced equipment and facilities... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Sawmills Industry?

The Sawmills in China industry comprises establishments that saw raw logs lengthwise into lumber of standardized width and depth with sawing machines or manipulative devices. They also process lumbers chemically in preservatives and other soaks, and manufacture rough floorings.

Industry Products
Softwood-sawn timbersHardwood-sawn timbers
 
Industry Activities
Manufacturing common sawn timbersManufacturing special sawn timbers, including railway lumbers, truck lumbers and shipping lumbersManufacturing sleepers, including common sleepers, points sleepers and bridge sleepersManufacturing floor material


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