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 can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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 - Starting a New Business Chapter

The Logging industry has medium barriers to entry, primarily given the number of regulations and policies that logging companies must comply with as well as the high level of competition within the industry. Industry regulations primarily focus on environmental factors and include: the Species at Risk Act, the Fisheries Act, the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act and the Forestry Act, which regulate environmental impact on timber tracts and harvesting operations. Although there is a high level of regulation, the industry does gain from industry assistance from the Canadian Forest Service and industry associations like the Forest Products Association of Canada... purchase to read more


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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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