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Japanese lumber prices soaring again

Lumber prices in Japan are soaring in the wake of the Ukraine war. The shortage that began last year was [...]

Japanese trading firms investing more in foreign forest assets

Major Japanese trading companies are stepping up their investments in forestry projects abroad. That's as they seek to achieve [...]

Skyrocketing wood prices in Japan due to Ukraine war

The war in Ukraine has inflated the cost of timber in Japan.    Russia’s retaliatory measures [...]

Japanese corporations take over global forest investor

New Forests, a Sydney-based Australian investment company that invests in natural assets worldwide, including sustainably managed forests, is to [...]

Japanese govt to offer financial aid to companies switching from imported to domestic lumber

Japan's Forestry Agency plans to offer financial aid to companies switching from foreign to domestic lumber, following the government [...]

Japan’s lumber industry under pressure due to ban on Russian wood

The global lumber industry has been through a tumultuous period over the past year or so due to wood shortages [...]

Lumber prices surge in Japan as builders run out of Russian wood

Lumber prices have reached record highs in Japan since economic sanctions were imposed against Russia, leading to expectations of a [...]

Japan to ban the import of Russian timber

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida recently announced that he will stop importing some Russian timber products from this week.  [...]

Japanese Iida Group buys 75% in the largest forestry company in Russia’s Far East

The Japanese Iida Group will acquire 75% in the Russian Forest Products Group timber holding for about $ 525 million.The [...]

EU countries export less softwood lumber to Japan but at much higher prices

Exports of European softwood lumber to Japan reached in volume 1,110,802 cubic meters in the first half of [...]