State Analysis for Production and Trade of Boards and Plywood in the World
Baikal Research Journal
Boards and plywood materials are a significant trade category in the global forest market. The demand and production of sheet and plate products are characterized by an intensive growth. Boards and plywood materials are widely used in construction, construction and repair works and in the furniture industry. The main representatives of the commodity group are veneer, plywood, particle boards and wood fiber boards. The article analyzes the production and consumption, export and import of these
... d import of these products by the world's regions and countries on a global scale. The leading countries in the world production and consumption by the types of the boards and plywood are identified. The article reveals the reasons affected the changes in the demand and supply of the boards and plywood materials in the past, it establishes that the factors influencing the production of the forest products are economic development of the countries of the world, new technologies and economic accessibility of the forest resources. The results of the study define the trends which will characterize the production and trade of the boards and plywood materials in the world, in the near and far future. Statistical data used in the article are obtained from the UN FAO database.