This Key Note Market Update analyses the UK market for timber and joinery, focusing predominantly on two primary sectors: finished wood products, and timber processing and semi-finished goods. In 2015, the apparent total UK market for timber and joinery products was estimated to have grown by 3.2% on the previous year and by 18.2% over the 5-year review period from 2011.
The finished wood products sector accounts for approximately three-quarters of the total value of the market and consists of a range of activities; for instance the manufacture of furniture, builders’ carpentry and joinery, wooden containers, and a considerable range of miscellaneous and auxiliary wooden items. Activities within the scope of the timber processing and semi-finished goods sector include sawmilling and the planning of wood, and the production of veneer sheets, plywood, chipboard and other wood-based panels.
The success of the UK timber and joinery industry in the UK is closely linked to the fortunes of the overall construction sector. At present, output in the UK construction industry is growing at a robust pace, which has been beneficial for enterprises engaged in the manufacture and sale of timber and joinery products; this, in turn, is due to the atheistically pleasing nature of the products, alongside their cost-effectiveness and green and environmentally friendly credentials
Alongside the assessment of the market size, segmentation and forecasts of the UK timber and joinery industry, this Key Note Market Update...