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Logging in Canada: Market Research Report

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Logging in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 11331CA | Apr 2015

Rolling along: Loggers will experience ongoing demand from residential construction markets

IBISWorld’s Logging 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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$11bn
Annual Growth 10-15
4.2%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
40,566
Businesses
5,789
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Logging industry in Canada supplies primary wood inputs to sawmills and paper mills for further processing. In the past five years, a boost in construction activity in the United States and Canada has boosted demand for timber, and the industry has been able to increase its harvest to meet downstream forest products manufacturers' needs. In the coming years, depleted forests and a continued decline in demand from paper mills are expected to hinder revenue growth. Nevertheless, forecasts for construction activity are strong, and Canadian loggers will experience ongoing demand from residential construction markets in both Canada and the United States... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

The Logging industry in Canada taps into one of Canada's largest natural resources: forests. Canada has the third-largest area of forestland and is one of the largest manufacturers of forest products in the world. Consequently, logging activity in Canada has a long history, and the industry with the larger forest products sector form a significant part of Canada's economy.

In the five years to 2015, demand for timber has grown after falling to a recessionary low in 2009 and 2010. Growth in residential construction in North America, as well as China, has stoked the flames for this growth... purchase to read more

 


Industry ProductsRelated ReportsTable of Contents

What is the Logging Industry?

This industry buys and leases log-harvesting equipment and vehicles and uses them to fell trees. The trees are then transported as sawlogs to sawmills and pulp mills. The industry excludes companies that are primarily engaged in breeding, planting or growing trees.

Industry Products
Softwood logs and bolts Hardwood logs and boltsPulpwood
 
Industry Activities
Cutting timberTransporting timberProducing wood chips in the forest


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