Which Country Produces the Most Veneer Sheets?

Veneer Sheets Production ('000 cbm), 2018
Paper, Pulp & Forestry | March 9, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 98 countries in 2018, China ranked the highest in veneer sheets production with 3,000,000 '000 cbm followed by Russia and Brazil. On the other end of the scale was Cyprus with 95.0 '000 cbm, Lebanon with 300 '000 cbm and Switzerland with 320 '000 cbm.

Total veneer sheets production reached 14,900,754 '000 cbm in 2018 in the World according to Faostat. This is 0.986 % more than in the previous year and 12.7 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total veneer sheets production reached an all time high of 14,900,754 '000 cbm in 2018 and an all time low of 1,149,800 '000 cbm in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 4.60 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 20.1 % of veneer sheets production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 39.0 % share while the ten largest countries some 68.5 % in 2018.

Data for more countries are available at Veneer Sheets Production indicator page.

Veneer Sheets 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 1,996,000 1,231,000 1,231,000 1,356,000 1,356,000
Canada '000 cbm 550,000 600,000 520,000 610,000 670,000
China '000 cbm 3,000,000 3,000,000 3,000,000 3,000,000 3,000,000
Ecuador '000 cbm 243,000 243,000 243,000 243,000 243,000
Gabon '000 cbm 300,000 270,000 270,000 270,000 270,000
India '000 cbm 295,000 295,000 295,000 295,000 295,000
Indonesia '000 cbm 891,000 762,000 761,000 761,000 761,000
Ivory Coast '000 cbm 182,000 241,000 222,000 222,490 313,700
Malaysia '000 cbm 415,000 776,000 818,000 690,000 553,000
Mexico '000 cbm 350,000 350,000 350,000 350,000 350,000
Myanmar '000 cbm ... 36,000 36,000 64,000 170,000 265,000
New Zealand '000 cbm 679,000 621,000 661,553 619,938 520,260
Russia '000 cbm 557,803 685,570 711,627 759,119 888,000
USA '000 cbm 400,000 400,000 400,000 400,000 400,000
Vietnam '000 cbm ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 339,000 662,000 1,050,000 1,050,000 1,050,000