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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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IBISWorld’s Forestry & Logging market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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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 Analysis Chapter

The Forestry and Logging industry encompasses a wide variety of business activities that range from the growing and management of woodland to the felling and preparation of logs for basic uses, such as poles and posts. Approximately 13% of the United Kingdom is covered in woodland, compared with a European average of 44%, according to the Woodland Trust. However, this figure has been increasing over the five years through 2016-17, with increased public concern over environmental issues leading to higher investment in the industry. Scotland has the highest proportion of woodland in the United Kingdom, as 18% of the country is covered by woodland.

Over the five years through 2016-17, industry revenue is forecast to grow at a compound annual rate of 3.4% to reach £1.1 billion. Thi.. 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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