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Logging in Canada: Market Research Report

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Logging in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 11331CA | Aug 2014

Rolling along: Strong construction activity will bolster industry revenue

IBISWorld’s Logging market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$10bn
Annual Growth 09-14
3.0%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
37,114
Businesses
5,301
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

In the five years to 2014, demand for timber has grown after falling to a recessionary low in 2009. Growth in residential construction in North America, as well as China, has stoked the flames for this growth, resulting in an increase in industry revenue. However, a mountain pine beetle epidemic in the Boreal forests of western Canada has killed or damaged large swaths of trees in the region, depleting the value of Canadian timber produced by the industry, stifling revenue growth. In the five years to 2019, the Logging industry is expected to continue growing, mostly due to increased demand for construction lumber. Nevertheless, depleted forests and a continued decline in demand from paper mills will hinder growth... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Companies within the Logging industry are primarily engaged in cutting timber and producing sawlogs. Loggers also produce woodchips in the field. Upon procuring these wood products, logging companies transport them to sawmills and wood pulp mills for further processing. The principal products produced by the industry include: softwood logs and bolts, hardwood logs and bolts, pulpwood and other roundwood products. The value of these product shares is determined by the volume of sales, as well as their average price. Due to the downturn in the residential housing market and reduced demand from downstream paper manufacturing industries, the average price of lumber products dipped during the recession, but has since rebounded... 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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