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Sawmills in China: Market Research Report

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Sawmills Market Research Report | Mar 2015

IBISWorld’s Sawmills market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$13bn
Annual Growth 10-15
11.5%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment
119,303
Businesses
1,024
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

China's increasing urbanization rate, which jumped from 45.7% in 2008 to 54.8% in 2014, has bolstered demand for construction wood, wood for decoration and wood furniture over the past five years. The rapid development of transportation infrastructure also raised demand for special timbers and sleepers. These factors have benefited the Sawmill industry, causing industry revenue to increase at an annualized 11.5% over the five years to 2015, reaching $13.1 billion.

Due to inadequate supply, low quality and an uneven distribution of Chinese forest resources, demand for industry products surpasses supply. Therefore, an increasing number of timbers and sleepers satisfied market demand over the five-year period. In the five years to 2015, imports are estimated to increase 16.7%.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Products manufactured in this industry are classified based on the characteristics of their raw materials. Softwood sawn timbers are estimated to account for 35.0% of total industry revenue, and hard timbers are expected to account for about 65.0% in 2015.

Softwood-sawn timbers

Softwood sawn timbers are mainly used in engineering construction, bridge construction, and transportation, as they are tractable and free from deformation. The share of softwood-sawn timbers has been increasing as the Chinese government increases its expenditure on engineering and transportation construction to stimulate the economy... purchase to read more

 


Industry ProductsRelated ReportsTable of Contents

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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