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Top Five Emerging Forest Products Markets—Brazil, China, India, Mexico, South Africa

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Today's top five emerging global forest products markets include Brazil, China, India, Mexico, and South Africa, according to a new report issue this past week by Research and Markets, Dublin, Ireland. Titled Forest Products - Top Five Emerging Markets Industry Guide, the report includes comparable data on market value, volume, segmentation, and market share, plus full five-year market forecasts. It examines future problems, innovations, and potential growth areas within the market.

In the context of this report, the forest products industry consists of industrial roundwood, sawnwood, wood panels and sheets, and wood fuels. It excludes "roundwood," i.e., trees after harvesting but before significant processing. It also excludes pulp, paperboard, paper, and similar downstream products. The market's volume represents consumption and is shown in cubic meters. The market's value has been calculated at producer selling price.

These top five emerging countries contributed $65,769.5 million to the global forest products industry in 2011, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.7% between 2007 and 2011, the new report notes. The top five emerging countries, it adds, are expected to reach a value of $95,337.9 million in 2016, with a CAGR of 7.7% over the 2011 - 2016 period.

Brazil is the leading country among the top five emerging nations, with market revenues of $36,318.9 million in 2011. Brazil is expected to lead the forest products industry in the top five emerging nations, with a value of $60,335.3 million in 2016.

More information is available online.


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