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Forestry & Logging in the UK: Market Research Report

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Forestry & Logging Market Research Report | SIC A02.000 | Feb 2017

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The Forestry & Logging market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
Scottish Woodlands Ltd Scottish Woodlands Ltd market share
Tilhill Forestry Ltd Tilhill Forestry Ltd market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Forestry and Logging industry encompasses numerous activities that take place throughout the woodland areas of the United Kingdom, with a large concentration in Scotland. The main activities of the industry include the planting of new trees, the management and maintenance of forested areas and the felling and production of logs and poles. In recent years, the industry has been strengthened by an improving economy. Trends in timber prices and construction activity influence the industry's performance.

IBISWorld expects industry revenue to grow at a compound annual rate of 3.4% over the five years through 2016-17 to reach £1.1 billion... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Forestry and Logging industry is estimated to be in the growth phase of its life cycle. The value that the industry adds to the economy is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 2.3% over the 10 years through 2021-22. UK GDP is also expected to increase at a compound annual rate of 2.3% over the same 10-year period. This indicates that the industry's contribution to the overall economy is expected to stay relatively stable over the 10 years through 2021-22.

Over the past decade, there has been a rapid introduction of new products as consumer tastes have changes and demand for niche woods has increased. The public sector represents the largest downstream market for industry operators and is expected to continue to do so over the coming years. Acc.. purchase to read more


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What is the Forestry & Logging Industry?

Firms in this industry are involved in a wide range of forestry and logging activities. These include growing standing timber in natural and planted forests; forest timber nursery operations; the logging and production of timber for wood-based manufacturing industries; the gathering of wild-growing, non-wood products, such as mushrooms, truffles, berries and nuts; and forestry support services, such as forestry inventories, management, consultancy, firefighting and pest control.

Industry Products
New plantingsRestockingLoggingForestry support services
Industry Activities
Planting, replanting, transplanting, thinning and conserving of forests and timber tractsGrowing of coppice, pulpwood and firewoodOperating forest tree nurseriesProducing roundwoodGathering and producing wood and forest harvesting residues for energyGathering wild non-wood productsForestry support servicesLogging support services

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