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September 8, 2017
Japan’s wood pellets imports up by almost 50%
In 2016, Japan’s imports of wood pellets increased 49 percent from the previous year to 347 thousand MT. Of these, 261,000 MT, or 75 percent, were imported from Canada, followed by Vietnam (18 percent) and China (6 percent). According to industry sources, Canada is the leading supplier due to its competitive prices and quality. Imports of wood pellets are likely to increase in the coming years because the trend of mixing wood pellets with coal for thermal power generation is expected to continue, and the number of small and medium ...
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