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Australia’s role as a hardwood chip supplier to China and Japan has dramatically diminished in 2020

Hardwood chip exports from Australia fell 14% from 2018 to 2019, the first y-o-y decline since 2012. Total [...]

Japanese wood pellet imports expected to exceed 2 million tons in 2020

Japan imported a record 1.6 million metric tons of wood pellets last year, primarily from Vietnam and Canada. Wood [...]

Canada log export to Japan plunge, possible TPP violation

Log exports from Canada to Japan have dropped in recent months despite a side deal to the Trans-Pacific Partnership [...]

Vietnam becomes Japan’s main pellet supplier

The earthquake, tsunami and resulting damage to the Fukushima nuclear power plant, triggered by the Great East Japan Earthquake on [...]

Japan wood pellet imports up by 36% in 2019

Japan’s market for wood pellets continues to expand rapidly. The policy-driven market opportunity for foreign wood pellet suppliers [...]

BC forest companies find business opportunities in China and Japan

B.C.’s forests minister Doug Donaldson and 35 senior executives from B.C. forest companies and associations wrapped up [...]

BC company signs major deal to export wood pellets to Japan

A British Columbia company has signed an agreement to provide 100,000 tonnes of wood pellets to fuel a biomass [...]

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 [...]

Siempelkamp to deliver new wood-based panel plant to Japan

ENboard Co. Ltd., the new joint venture of the furniture manufacturer Eidai Co., Ltd. and Japan Novopan Industrial Company Ltd [...]

Japanese forestry giants expand in New Zealand as Asian wood demand grows

The growing need in emerging markets for building materials and fuel has spurred Japanese trading houses to expand their forestry [...]