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Japan’s huge demand for wood pellets to be satisfied with North American supplies

Japan's consumption of wood pellets continues to increase significantly in the wake of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in [...]

Japan seeks to boost wood pellet imports from Canada

Japan is studying the potential for a seismic increase in wood pellet imports from western Canada – especially from British Columbia [...]

Japan expected to set new record for wood pellet imports

Wood pellet imports in Japan reached a record 506,000 metric tons in 2017, and are expected to increase again [...]

Malaysia: Rising prices for Sarawak logs due to increased demand

Logs prices in Sarawak significantly increased due to higher demand from neighbouring Sabah, which banned timber exports since May this [...]

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 [...]

Japan targets Russia wooden houses market

Iida, a Japanese wooden house construction company, is targeting the Russian market. Setting it sight on Kazan, one of Russia [...]

Russian-Japanese joint project to build huge wood pellet facilities in Russia’s Far East

The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), the sovereign wealth fund of Russia, the Russia-Japan Investment Fund (RJIF, launched by [...]

Japan: New power plants to skyrocket imports of wood pellets after 2020

Demand of wood pellet in Japan is sharply increasing. Import of wood pellets is about six times higher than in [...]

Japan’s wood exports reach highest level in 40 years on booming Chinese demand

Japanese wood exports are booming again due to higher demand in Asia, and mostly from China. In 2017, Japanese exports [...]

Swedish softwood lumber deliveries to China and Japan drop considerably in Jan.-Apr. 2018

The Swedish sawmills exported 3.2 million m3 of sawn and planed lumber during the Jan.-Apr. of 2018, 3 [...]