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North America Lumber Market with Focus on US & Canada: Industry Analysis & Outlook (2018-2022)

North America Lumber Market with Focus on US & Canada: Industry Analysis & Outlook (2018-2022)

Lumber is a type of wood that has been processed into beams and planks, a stage in the process of wood production. Lumber is mainly used for structural purposes, but has many other uses as well. Besides pulpwood, rough lumber is a raw material for furniture making and other items which require additional cutting and shaping. It is available in many species, usually, hardwoods, but it is also readily available in softwoods. Availability of softwoods, such as white pine and red pine, is because of their low costs in the market.

In the year 2017, the North American lumber market was rapidly growing with increase in the capacity of lumber producers, accelerating production of lumber and growth of exports. The U.S. and Canada maintained a positive growth in lumber market due to increasing housing starts, urbanization and inclination of population for home repair and remodeling. These growth drivers increased the demand of lumber as a basic raw material for various construction activities.

The US dominated the North American lumber market with extensive production of lumber and enormous offshore trade. The presence of large amount of production sites in North America led to significant lumber trade in the globe. Although, various fluctuations in prices of southern saw lumber in the U.S. have been observed. Also, the trade disputes among Canada and the U.S. draws a major challenge for North American lumber market.

West Fraser Timber, Weyerhaeuser, Interfor Corporation and Canfor Corporation are the key players in the North American lumber market. Advancement in research and development for efficient production would show promising development in the market. The U.S. top lumber producers are Weyerhaeuser, Georgia-Pacific, West Fraser and Sierra Pacific. Canadian top lumber producers are Canfor, Resolute FP and Tolko.


1. Overview
1.1 Lumber
Table 1: Types of Lumber
1.2 Types of Lumber
2. North America Lumber Market
2.1 North America Lumber Capacity by Volume
Table 2: North America Lumber Capacity by Volume (2013-2017)
2.2 North America Lumber Capacity Forecast by Volume
Table 3: North America Lumber Capacity Forecast by Volume (2018-2022)
2.3 North America Lumber Capacity by Region
Table 4: North America Lumber Capacity by Region (2017)
2.4 North America Lumber Production and Consumption by Volume
Table 5: North America Lumber Production and Consumption by Volume (2013-2017)
2.5 North America Lumber Production and Consumption Forecast by Volume
Table 6: North America Lumber Production and Consumption Forecast by Volume (2018-2022)
2.6 North America Lumber Production and Consumption by Region
Table 7: North America Lumber Production by Region (2017)
Table 8: North America Lumber Consumption by Region (2017)
2.7 North America Lumber Consumption by End Market
Table 9: North America Lumber Consumption by End market (2017)
2.7.1 North America Lumber End Market Consumption by Type
Table 10: North America Lumber End Market Consumption by Type (2013-2017)
2.7.2 North America Lumber End Market Consumption Forecast by Type
Table 11: North America Lumber End Market Consumption Forecast by Type (2018-2022)
2.8 North America Lumber Offshore Exports and Imports by Volume
Table 12: North America Lumber Offshore Exports and Imports by Volume (2013-2017)
2.9 North America Lumber Offshore Exports and Imports Forecast by Volume
Table 13: North America Lumber Offshore Exports and Imports Forecast by Volume (2018-2022)
2.10 North America Lumber Exports to China Forecast by Volume
Table 14: North America Lumber Exports to China Forecast by Volume (2013-2022)
3. The U.S. Lumber Market
3.1 The U.S. Lumber Capacity by Volume
Table 15: The U.S. Lumber Capacity by Volume (2013-2017)
3.2 The U.S. Lumber Capacity Forecast by Volume
Table 16: The U.S. Lumber Capacity Forecast by Volume (2018-2022)
3.3 The U.S. Lumber Production and Consumption by Volume
Table 17: The U.S. Lumber Production and Consumption by Volume (2013-2017)
3.4 The U.S. Lumber Production and Consumption Forecast by Volume
Table 18: The U.S. Lumber Production and Consumption Forecast by Volume (2018-2022)
3.5 The U.S. Lumber Production by Region
Table 19: The U.S. Lumber Production by Region (2017)
3.6 The U.S. Lumber Consumption by End Market
Table 20: The U.S. Lumber Consumption by End Market (2017)
3.7 The U.S. Lumber Offshore Exports and Imports by Volume
Table 21: The U.S. Lumber Offshore Exports and Imports by Volume (2013-2017)
3.8 The U.S. Lumber Offshore Exports and Imports Forecast by Volume
Table 22: The U.S. Lumber Exports and Imports Forecast by Volume (2018-2022)
3.9 The U.S. Softwood Lumber Market
3.9.1 The U.S. Softwood Lumber Consumption by Application
Table 23: The U.S. Softwood Lumber Consumption by Application (2017)
3.9.2 The U.S. Softwood Lumber Imports By Region
Table 24: The U.S. Softwood Lumber Imports By Region (2017)
3.9.3 The U.S. SYP Softwood Lumber Exports By Region
Table 25: The U.S. SYP Softwood Lumber Exports By Region (2017)
3.10 The U.S. Lumber Consumption by Size
Table 26: The U.S. Lumber Consumption by Size (2017)
4. Canada Lumber Market
4.1 Canada Lumber Capacity by Volume
Table 27: Canada Lumber Capacity by Volume (2013-2017)
4.2 Canada Lumber Capacity Forecast by Volume
Table 28: Canada Lumber Capacity Forecast by Volume (2018-2022)
4.3 Canada Lumber Production and Consumption by Volume
Table 29: Canada Lumber Production and Consumption by Volume (2013-2017)
4.4 Canada Lumber Production and Consumption Forecast by Volume
Table 30: Canada Lumber Production and Consumption Forecast by Volume (2018-2022)
4.5 Canada Lumber Production by Region
Table 31: Canada Lumber Production by Region (2017)
4.6 Canada Lumber Offshore Exports by Volume
Table 32: Canada Lumber Offshore Exports by Volume (2013-2017)
4.7 Canada Lumber Offshore Exports Forecast by Volume
Table 33: Canada Lumber Offshore Exports Forecast by Volume (2018-2022)
4.8 Canada Lumber Exports and Imports with the U.S.
Table 34: Canada Lumber Exports and Imports with the U.S. (2013-2017)
4.9 Canada Lumber Exports and Imports Forecast with the U.S.
Table 35: Canada Lumber Exports and Imports Forecast with the U.S. (2018-2022)
5. Market Dynamics
5.1 Growth Drivers
5.1.1 Increasing Housing Starts in Canada
Table 36: The U.S. Housing Starts (2013-2017)
Table 37: Canada Housing Starts (2013-2017)
5.1.2 Rapid Urbanization
Table 38: Global Urban Population (2013-2017)
5.1.3 Growth in Construction Activities
Table 39: The U.S. Construction Expenditure (2013-2017)
5.1.4 Increasing Consumer Spending for Furniture
Table 40: The U.S. Consumer Spending for Furniture and Bedding Industry (2013-2017)
5.1.5 Repair and Remodel Spending
Table 41: The U.S. Repair and Remodel Expenditure (2013-2017)
5.2 Key Trends
5.2.1 Lumber Real Prices in North America
Table 42: North American Lumber Real Prices (2013-2017)
5.2.2 Fluctuating Southern Saw Timber Prices in the U.S.
5.2.3 Increasing Offering of Ready Frame
5.3 Challenges
5.3.1 Labor Shortages
Table 43: Percentage of Builders Reporting Labor Shortages by Category (2017)
5.3.2 Higher Lumber Costs
5.3.3 Trade Disputes
6. Competitive Landscape
6.1 Revenue and Market Cap Comparison- Top Players
Table 44: Revenue & Market Cap Comparison – Top Players (2017)
6.2 U.S. Key Producers Comparison (Top 10)
Table 45: Top 10 U.S. Lumber Producers by Production (2017)
6.3 Canada Key Producers Comparison (Top 10)
Table 46: Top 10 Canadian Lumber Producers by Production (2017)
7. Company Profiles
7.1 West Fraser Timber
7.1.1 Business Overview
Table 47: West Fraser Sales by Segments (2017)
7.1.2 Financial Overview
Table 48: West Fraser Sales and Earnings (2013-2017)
7.1.3 Business Strategies
7.2 Weyerhaeuser
7.2.1 Business Overview
Table 49: Weyerhaeuser Net Sales by Segments (2017)
7.2.2 Financial Overview
Table 50: Weyerhaeuser Net Sales and Net Earnings (2013-2017)
7.2.3 Business Strategies
Table 51: Weyerhaeuser R&D Expenditure (2015-2017)
7.3 Interfor Corporation
7.3.1 Business Overview
Table 52: Interfor Corporation Sales by Segments (2017)
7.3.2 Financial Overview
Table 53: Interfor Corporation Sales and Net Earnings (2013-2017)
7.3.3 Business Strategies
7.4 Canfor Corporation
7.4.1 Business Overview
Table 54: Canfor Corporation Sales by Segments (2017)
7.4.2 Financial Overview
Table 55: Canfor Corporation Sales and Net Income (2013-2017)
7.4.3 Business Strategies

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