Wood Chips Market Segmentation by Forest Type (Temperate, Tropical, and Boreal Forest); by Raw Material (Pulp Wood, and Residue Wood); by Product Type (Softwood, Hardwood, and Others); by Variety (Forest, Recycled, Wood-Residue); by Application (Pulp Manufacturing, Combined Heat & Power, Household Furnishing, Residential Heating, and Others); by End-Use Industry (Building & Construction, Energy & Power, Paper & Pulp, and Others)-Global Demand Analysis & Opportunity Outlook 2019-2028
27 Apr 2022
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Global Wood Chips Market Highlights Over 2019 - 2028
The global wood chips market is estimated to garner a revenue of USD 15500 Million by the end of 2028, by growing at a CAGR of 5.1% over the forecast period, i.e., 2021 – 2028. Moreover, in the year 2019, the market registered a revenue of USD 12000 Million. The growth of the market can primarily be attributed to the growing demand for energy worldwide, and therefore the need for different energy sources, such as wood chips. According to the statistics by the International Energy Agency (IEA), the total final consumption (TFC) of energy across industries, transport, and residential sectors increased from 100763501.0 TJ, 97400377.0 TJ, and 79732329.0 TJ respectively in the year 2009 to 120978863.0 TJ, 120972204.0 TJ, and 87779996.0 TJ respectively. Wood chips are widely used as a fuel source for wood fire cooking as well as for generating electricity. These chips are also used in industries for the production of energy as these chips possess the characteristics of being a uniform fuel and also can be fed directly to the boiler.
Besides this, the growing demand for wood pulp in the paper industry is also expected to contribute to the market growth. The wood chips are mostly derived from residual woods and hence, it helps in preventing the need to cut new trees for different end-use purposes. Additionally, the burnt wood chips, which transforms into biochar, are widely used as fertilizers in the agricultural industry. Moreover, in the recent years, wood pellets have been known to be one of the fastest growing bioenergy sectors around the globe. According to the statistics by the World Bioenergy Association (WBA), the production of wood pellets around the globe increased from 18.1 Million tonnes in the year 2012 to 38.9 Million tonnes in the year 2019.
Global Wood Chips Market Regional Synopsis
Regionally, the global wood chips market is segmented into five major regions including North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa region. The market in the Asia Pacific region is anticipated to garner the largest revenue of USD 5500 Million by the end of 2028, up from a revenue of USD 3900 Million in the year 2019. The growth of the market in the region can primarily be attributed to the growing demand for energy in the region, especially in the industrial sector, which according to the IEA, grew from 54010228.0 TJ in the year 2009 to 69684429.0 TJ in the year 2019. Additionally, the increasing availability of raw materials required for the production of wood chips, is also projected to drive the market growth in the coming years. Moreover, the market in the region is segmented by country into China, Vietnam, Japan, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, and the Rest of Asia Pacific. Out of these, the market in China is projected to display the largest revenue of USD 3500 Million by the end of 2028, up from a revenue of USD 2300 Million in the year 2019. Moreover, the market in Thailand is projected to grow with the highest CAGR of 7% during the forecast period.
Growth Drivers and Challenges Impacting the Growth of the Global Wood Chips Market
- Growing Need for Different Energy Generation Sources
- Increasing Use of Wood Chips as Wood Pulp in the Pulp and Paper Industry
- Availability of Low-Cost Substitutes
Global Wood Chips Market Segmentation Synopsis
The global wood chips market is segmented by forest type into temperate forest, tropical forest, and boreal forest. Out of these, the temperate forest segment is anticipated to garner the largest revenue of USD 5800 Million by the end of 2028, up from a revenue of USD 4500 Million in the year 2019. By raw material, the market is segmented into pulp wood and residue wood. Out of these, the residue wood segment is projected to grow with the highest CAGR during the forecast period. By product type, the market is segmented into softwood, hardwood, and others. Out of these, the softwood segment is projected to display the largest revenue of USD 8600 Million by the end of 2028. Moreover, by variety, the market is segmented into forest chips, recycled chips, wood-residue chips, and sawing residue chips. Out of these, the forest chips segment is projected to garner the largest revenue of USD 5050 Million by the end of 2028, up from a revenue of USD 4000 Million in the year 2019. By application w.r.t. tree species, the pulp manufacturing segment is projected to display the largest revenue of USD 4100 Million by the end of 2028, and the Poplar species is projected to be used widely during the forecast period. The market is also segmented by end-use industry into building & construction, energy & power, paper & pulp, and others. Out of these, the paper & pulp segment is expected to attain the largest revenue of USD 4700 Million by the end of 2028, up from a revenue of USD 3500 Million in the year 2019.
Key Companies Dominating the Market
Our report has covered detailed company profiling comprising company overview, business strategies, key product offerings, financial performance, key performance indicators, risk analysis, recent developments, regional presence, and SWOT analysis among other notable indicators for competitive positioning. Some of the prominent industry leaders in the global wood chips market that are included in our report are American Wood Resources, LLC, Cogent Forest Products Inc., Wood Chips Supply Ltd., Swiss Timber International, New Forests, Midway Limited, Mitsui & Co., Ltd., Marubeni Corporation, and others.
Latest Developments in the Global Wood Chips Market:
July 19th, 2021: New Forests announced that it has acquired from Fruit Growers Supply Company the Hilt-Siskiyou Forest, which is a mixed-conifer forest of 156000 acre along the California and Oregon border.
August 19th, 2021: Marubeni Corporation announced that Gifu Seino Green Power LLC, which is a joint venture company between Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc. and Marubeni, had started the construction on the 7.5MW wood-fired biomass Godo Biomass Power Plant which is scheduled for operations in March 2023. This power plant would be fueled mainly with unused thinned wood produced in Gifu Prefecture.
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- Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Hungary, Belgium, Netherlands & Luxembourg, NORDIC(Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark), Ireland, Switzerland, Austria, Poland, Turkey, Russia, Rest of Europe), Poland, Turkey, Russia, Rest of Europe) Market Size, Y-O-Y Growth Market Players Analys & Opportunity Outlook
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
The growing need for different energy generation sources, along with the increasing use of wood chips as wood pulp in the pulp and paper industry are some of the major factors anticipated to drive the market growth.
The market is anticipated to attain a CAGR of 5.1% over the forecast period, i.e., 2021 – 2028.
The availability of low-cost substitutes is one of the major factors estimated to hamper the market growth.
Which region will provide more business opportunities for growth of global wood chips market in future?
The market in the Asia Pacific region is anticipated to garner the largest revenue of USD 5500 Million by the end of 2028.
The major players in the market are American Wood Resources, LLC, Cogent Forest Products Inc., Wood Chips Supply Ltd., Swiss Timber International, and others.
The company profiles are selected based on the revenues generated from the product segment, geographical presence of the company which determine the revenue generating capacity as well as the new products being launched into the market by the company.
The market is segmented by forest type, raw material, product type, variety, application, end-use industry, and by region.
Which segment captures the largest market size in forest type segment in the global wood chips market?
The temperate forest segment is anticipated to garner the largest revenue of USD 5800 Million by the end of 2028 and display significant growth opportunities.
1.1. Market Definition
2. Assumptions and Acronyms
3. Research Methodology
3.2. Primary Research
3.3. Secondary Research
3.4. Market Size Estimation
4. Analyst Review
5. Executive Summary-Wood Chips Market
6. Industry Value Chain analysis
7. Analysis of Market Dynamics
7.1. Growth Drivers
7.2. Market Trends
8. Major Roadblocks for the Market Growth
9. Regulatory Landscape
10. Trade Outlook, 2017-2019
10.1. Import Outlook
10.2. Export Outlook
11. Wood Chips Supplier Analysis
11.1. Company Profiles
11.1.1. American Wood Resources, LLC
11.1.2. Cogent Forest Products Inc.
11.1.3. Wood Chips Supply Ltd.
11.1.4. Swiss Timber International
11.1.5. New Forests
11.1.6. Midway Limited
11.1.7. Mitsui & Co., Ltd.
11.1.8. Marubeni Corporation
12.Wood Chips Market Outlook
12.1. Market Size and Forecast, 2019-2028F
12.1.1. By Value (USD Million), 2019-2028F
12.1.2. By Volume (USD Million), 2019-2028F
13.Wood Chips Market Segmentation Analysis 2019-2028F
13.1. By Forest Type
13.1.1. Temperate Forest
13.1.2. Tropical Forest
13.1.3. Boreal Forest
13.2. By Raw Material
13.2.1. Pulp Wood
13.2.2. Residue Wood
13.3. By Product Type
13.4. By Variety
13.4.1. Forest Chips
13.4.2. Recycled Chips
13.4.3. Wood-Residue Chips
13.4.4. Sawing Residue Chips
13.5. By Application w.r.t. Tree Species
13.5.1. Pulp Manufacturing
13.5.2. Combined Heat & Power
13.5.3. Household Furnishing
13.5.4. Residential Heating
13.6. By End-Use Industry
13.6.1. Building & Construction
13.6.2. Energy & Power
13.6.3. Paper & Pulp
14.Analysis of End-User w.r.t. Product Type
15. Forest Analysis, 2010-2028F
16.Private Forest Ownership Analysis
17. Wood Chips Market, By Region, 2019-2028F
17.1. North America
17.3. Asia Pacific
17.4. Latin America
17.5. Middle East & Africa
18.North America Wood Chips Market Outlook
18.1. Market Overview
18.2. Market Size, By Value (USD Million)
18.3. Market Size, By Volume (BDMT)
18.4. Market Segmentation:
18.4.1. By Forest Type
184.108.40.206. Temperate Forest
220.127.116.11. Tropical Forest
18.104.22.168. Boreal Forest
18.4.2. By Raw Material
22.214.171.124. Pulp Wood
126.96.36.199. Residue Wood
18.4.3. By Product Type
18.4.4. By Variety
188.8.131.52. Forest Chips
184.108.40.206. Recycled Chips
220.127.116.11. Wood-Residue Chips
18.104.22.168. Sawing Residue Chips
18.4.5. By Application w.r.t. Tree Species
22.214.171.124. Pulp Manufacturing
126.96.36.199. Combined Heat & Power
188.8.131.52. Household Furnishing
184.108.40.206. Residential Heating
18.4.6. By End-Use Industry
220.127.116.11. Building & Construction
18.104.22.168. Energy & Power
22.214.171.124. Paper & Pulp
18.4.7. By Country
126.96.36.199. United States
19.Europe Wood Chips Market Outlook
19.1. Market Overview
19.2. Market Size, By Value (USD Million)
19.3. Market Size, By Volume (BDMT)
19.4. Market Segmentation:
19.4.1. By Forest Type
19.4.2. By Raw Material
19.4.3. By Product Type
19.4.4. By Variety
19.4.5. By Application w.r.t. Tree Species
19.4.6. By End-Use Industry
19.4.7. By Country
188.8.131.52. Rest of Europe
20. Asia Pacific Wood Chips Market Outlook
20.1. Market Overview
20.2. Market Size, By Value (USD Million)
20.3. Market Size, By Volume (BDMT)
20.4. Market Segmentation:
20.4.1. By Forest Type
20.4.2. By Raw Material
20.4.3. By Product Type
20.4.4. By Variety
20.4.5. By Application w.r.t. Tree Species
20.4.6. By End-Use Industry
20.4.7. By Country
184.108.40.206. Rest of Asia Pacific
21.Latin America Wood Chips Market Outlook
21.1. Market Overview
21.2. Market Size, By Value (USD Million)
21.3. Market Size, By Volume (BDMT)
21.4. Market Segmentation:
21.4.1. By Forest Type
21.4.2. By Raw Material
21.4.3. By Product Type
21.4.4. By Variety
21.4.5. By Application w.r.t. Tree Species
21.4.6. By End-Use Industry
21.4.7. By Country
220.127.116.11. Rest of Latin America
22. Middle East & Africa Wood Chips Market Outlook
22.1. Market Overview
22.2. Market Size, By Value (USD Million)
22.3. Market Size, By Volume (BDMT)
22.4. Market Segmentation:
22.4.1. By Forest Type
22.4.2. By Raw Material
22.4.3. By Product Type
22.4.4. By Variety
22.4.5. By Application w.r.t. Tree Species
22.4.6. By End-Use Industry
22.4.7. By Country
18.104.22.168. South Africa
22.214.171.124. Rest of Middle East & Africa
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- American Wood Resources, LLC
- Cogent Forest Products Inc.
- Wood Chips Supply Ltd.
- Swiss Timber International
- New Forests
- Midway Limited
- Mitsui & Co., Ltd.
- Marubeni Corporatio