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October 18, 2018
Japan’s imports of wood pellets up by 50%
The Japanese Forestry Agency announced the statistics for wood pellet supply in Japan for 2017. Domestic production was 126,532 tonne, 5.3% more than in 2016, while imports of wood pellet increased considerably to 506,353 tonne, 46% higher as compared to the previous year. Domestic share of the total wood pellets supply is now down to 20%, while imports is up to 80%. The main reason of this rise in supply is that the demand of fuel increased. Total wood pellet supply in 2017 was 632,885 tonne, 35.5 ...
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