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Global wood consumption in 2019, the lowest of the decade

   The growth in global wood consumption has increased by only 0.3% in 2019, the lowest rate in [...]

Eastward shift in European hardwood consumption

EU-wide sawn hardwood consumption was around 9.98 million m3 in 2018, 3% more than in 2017. EU sawn [...]

Steady growth in EU wood pellet production and consumption

The 28 European Union member states produced nearly 17 million metric tons of wood pellets last year and consumed nearly [...]

Japan’s consumption of wood pellets is expected to reach 20 million tons by 2030

Japan's hunger for wood pellets seems to be unstoppable at the moment. By 2025, the country's consumption of [...]

Production and consumption of European parquet downturned in 2018

After three years of moderate growth or stabilisation, and despite a generally good start of the year, the overall consumption [...]

EU demand for wood pellets to rise to 24 million tonnes this year; Italy and the UK the main consumers

The EU is the world’s largest wood pellet market, with consumption of about 22.7 MMT (million metric tonnes [...]

European lumber consumption shows positive outlook

A generally good outlook for the three UNECE subregions (Europe, Russia and North America), in combination with favourable markets in [...]

Italy’s use of wood pellets is forecast to reach 5 million tons by 2020

Italy is a leading European consumer of wood pellets (approximately 3 million metric tons per year), with domestic consumption representing [...]

Reasons for declining hardwood consumption in Europe

The downward hardwood consumption trend is partly due to falling availability on the supply side – with hardwood harvesting levels constrained [...]

The current state of the European wood pellet market

While the EU produces about 50% of world production, EU demand represents about 75% of the market. In 2015, total [...]
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