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  • news.cision.com/ Metsä Wood/ Wood’s journey – sustainably from Finnish forests to downtown Tokyo English Wood’s journey – sustainably from Finnish forests to downtown Tokyo

    Etiketter: Wood
    The spruce trees grown in Jukka Heikkonen’s forest are soon to be used for building the Finnish Metsä Pavilion in Japan. During the Tokyo Summer Olympics in 2020, the stylish wooden pavilion will serve as a meeting point for the Finnish Olympic team. The use of Kerto® LVL (laminated veneer lumber) elements enables fast, light and green construction. / Metsä Wood
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  • Wood pellet energy snubbed here goes to Japan

    Etiketter: Woodfuels
    While the federal government ponders subsidies to “clean up” coal, one Australian firm plans to spend $130 million to export a cleaner coal solution to Japan, after being snubbed domestically. / Timberbiz
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  • Prices for hardwood chips traded overseas increased 1.3% in January, 2015

    Etiketter: Wood
    Prices for hardwood chips traded overseas increased 1.3% in January, 2015, but were still 5.8% lower than in early 2014, according to the FOEX PIX-HCG Index. North America continues to supply China, Japan and other Asian countries with logs for their forest products sectors. Log exports from the US and Canada in the 1Q/14 were up 14% from last year, reports the North American Wood Fiber Review, with shipments from the US South having increased the most. / Wood Resources International
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  • Higher pulp prices and lower wood fiber costs improved profitability

    Etiketter: Wood
    Wood chip and pulplog prices fell in many regions of the world the 2Q/13 with the biggest declines occuring in Japan, Brazil and Spain, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. Lower fiber costs and higher pulp prices have increased profitability for many pulp mills during the first half of 2013. / Wood Resources International LLC
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  • Steady increase in global trade of wood chips the past ten years

    Etiketter: Wood
    The global pulp industry has increased its importation of wood chips the past ten years, reaching the second highest import levels on record in 2012, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. Japan, China, Finland and Turkey were the largest importing countries last year. / Wood Prices
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  • China has surpassed Japan to become the world’s largest importer of hardwood chips

    Etiketter: Wood
    Major expansion of pulp manufacturing capacity in China the past five years has resulted in a dramatic increase in the importation of wood chips to supply the new pulp mills, and the country became the world’s largest importer of hardwood chips in the 2Q/13, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. Australia, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam are the major suppliers of wood chips, with Vietnam accounting for over 50% of the imported supply. / Wood Resources International
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  • China has surpassed Japan to become the world’s largest importer of hardwood chips

    Etiketter: Wood
    With recent pulpmill expansion, China has surpassed Japan to become the world’s largest importer of hardwood chips, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. Major expansion of pulp manufacturing capacity in China the past five years has resulted in a dramatic increase in the importation of wood chips to supply the new pulp mills, and the country became the world’s largest importer of hardwood chips in the 2Q/13, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. Australia, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam are the major suppliers of wood chips, with Vietnam accounting for over 50% of the imported supply. Subscribe and read the full report. / Wood Resources International
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  • Steady increase in global trade of wood chips the past ten years

    Etiketter: Wood
    Steady increase in global trade of wood chips the past ten years; Japan and China imported 83 percent of traded hardwood chips in 2012, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. The global pulp industry has increased its importation of wood chips the past ten years, reaching the second highest import levels on record in 2012, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. Japan, China, Finland and Turkey were the largest importing countries last year. The full article can be read when you subscribe. / Wood Resources International
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  • Japanese conservationists visit Eden harvesting

    Etiketter: Forestry
    The Forestry Corporation of NSW (formerly Forests NSW) hosted a forest tour of two recent harvesting operations near Eden for visiting Japanese conservationists from the Japanese Tropical Forest Action Network. / Timberbiz
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  • South Korea and Japan will become large importers of pellets and energy chips

    South Korea and Japan will become large importers of pellets and energy chips in the coming decade, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. Both Japan and South Korea intend to reduce the consumption of fossil fuels and increasingly rely on renewable energy in the future. As a consequence, both countries will increase their importation of wood pellets and energy chips from other countries in Asia and from North America in the coming years, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. Fill in a subscription at the web site in order to read the full article. / Wood Resource Quarterly
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