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Keyword: Asia

European tropical wood imports impacted by supply issues

Looking at factors behind the sales trends, European importers earlier reported supply issues out of Asia due to an extended [...]

British Columbia’s largest forestry delegation to visit China, Japan and South Korea at the end of 2018

Doug Donaldson, B.C. Forests/Rural Development Minister, is taking a large forestry-sector delegation to three Asian countries this [...]

Asia to drive wood pellets demand over the next decade

Western Europe has long been the world’s largest market for wood pellets used in heat and power production. But [...]

Asian timber operators better placed than European operators in Africa

A major structural change is underway in the African timber industry as operations are reoriented away from the European market [...]

European African timber operations transferred to Asian companies

A major structural change is underway in the African timber industry as operations are reoriented away from the European market [...]

World bank expects rising wood logs prices in Africa and SE Asia

The World Bank reconsidered forecast for logs and sawnwood in the recently updated Commodity Markets Outlook.     [...]

Asian demand for wood pellets booming in 2017

Asia’s demand for biomass is growing rapidly. Wood pellet imports into South Korea and Japan have grown exponentially in [...]

Asian biomass market development leads to promising outlooks

The bioenergy market in Asia Pacific is still fairly immature compared to the European market. However, recent developments have led [...]

Wood pellets production and demand grows in Asia; prices are rising

Increases in Vietnam’s wood pellet spot prices accelerated during the third quarter of 2017, boosted by strengthening Japanese and [...]

US hardwood exports to SEA and Greater China see strong growth in Q1/2017

US hardwood exports maintained upward momentum in the first quarter of 2017, with a strong gain Southeast Asia (SEA) and [...]
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