Global Plywood Market to Exceed 73 Million Cubic Meters by 2010, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

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Housing development remains the main driver for plywood demand worldwide. The global plywood market is projected to exceed of 73 million cubic meters by 2010. Importance of plywood in construction industry has risen in recent times, owing to its advantages over conventional wood, metal and plastic.

Plywood: A Global Strategic Business Report

Plywood is a flat panel comprising of thin sheets or veneers of wood. Globally, major regions for consumption of plywood include the US, Asia-Pacific and Europe accounting for about three-fourth of total global plywood consumption. China accounts for more than half of total consumption in Asia. Demand from the region is expected to intensify in near future, with infrastructure developments. Countries in Eastern Europe are other markets emerging as the key consumers of plywood.

United States is the largest plywood market and is projected to account for sales of over 21 million cubic meters by 2009, as stated by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. Asia-Pacific region is the second largest plywood market in the world and accounted for about 18.5 million cubic meters for 2006. South Africa is the fastest growing plywood market in the world and is anticipated to register a CAGR of more than 5.3% during the ten-year analysis period.

The report titled "Plywood: A Global Strategic Business Report" published by Global Industry Analysts, Inc., explores key market trends across both global and regional level, product overview, product introductions/innovations, and recent industry activity. Factors impacting the market such as threat from substitutes and pricing trends are also reviewed .The study analyzes market data and analytics in volume sales for regions such as United States, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, South Africa, and Rest of World.

Key players dominating the global plywood market include Ainsworth Lumber, Boise Cascade, Eksons Corp., Georgia-Pacific, Greenply Industries, International Paper Company, SEIHOKU Group, and Weyerhaeuser Company.

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