Which Country Produces the Most Rounwood?

Roundwood Production ('000 cbm), 2018
Paper, Pulp & Forestry | March 9, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 168 countries in 2018, USA ranked the highest in roundwood production with 438,737,631 '000 cbm followed by India and China. On the other end of the scale was Iceland with 4,000 '000 cbm, Qatar with 5,116 '000 cbm and Mauritius with 6,520 '000 cbm.

Total roundwood production reached 3,970,871,503 '000 cbm in 2018 in the World according to Faostat. This is 2.88 % more than in the previous year and 11.7 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total roundwood production reached an all time high of 3,970,871,503 '000 cbm in 2018 and an all time low of 2,516,570,047 '000 cbm in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 0.803 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, USA, accounted for 11.0 % of roundwood production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 28.6 % share while the ten largest countries some 55.5 % in 2018.

Data for more countries are available at Roundwood Production indicator page.

Roundwood Production Unit 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Brazil '000 cbm 266,769,000 260,756,000 259,233,000 247,884,000 267,102,000
Canada '000 cbm 148,183,000 152,076,046 153,464,371 155,996,540 156,744,000
Chile '000 cbm 55,073,000 57,190,789 58,702,789 59,756,789 60,675,789
China '000 cbm 340,104,501 345,955,127 336,550,914 319,613,749 332,134,435
Dem. Republic of the Congo '000 cbm 83,505,164 84,689,351 85,899,854 87,137,375 88,148,851
Ethiopia '000 cbm 106,901,441 108,280,917 109,683,244 111,108,872 112,323,671
Finland '000 cbm 52,309,505 56,991,580 57,033,450 59,410,884 61,433,874
Germany '000 cbm 74,414,000 73,453,000 68,996,000 68,999,000 66,179,000
India '000 cbm 357,760,881 357,226,300 356,689,633 356,150,908 355,051,309
Indonesia '000 cbm 117,522,499 126,667,821 124,455,397 122,317,741 120,250,104
Nigeria '000 cbm 73,417,115 73,831,551 74,865,002 75,309,615 75,605,432
Russia '000 cbm 192,055,000 194,460,051 203,000,335 205,507,000 213,799,199
Sweden '000 cbm 69,499,000 69,600,000 73,300,000 74,300,000 74,800,000
USA '000 cbm 387,512,000 396,817,843 398,692,751 399,023,412 418,742,043
Vietnam '000 cbm 50,400,000 51,508,960 52,735,420 53,335,420 52,135,420