Japan’s imports of wood pellets grow 42% in 2022

In 2022, Japan’s imports of wood pellets expanded 42% year-on-year to 4.4 million tonnes.

The value of imports jumped 60% to $895 million.  the average price of wood pellets grew 13% to $203 per tonne.

Vietnam’s share amounted to 54% of Japan’s total wood pellets imports in 2022. Vietnam is Japan’s biggest wood pellets exporter with second-ranked Canada at 31% of total exports, while the U.S. takes 7% and Malaysia 3%.

Source:Lesprom Network

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