Tag Archives: Imports From Vietnam

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 […]

In September, China’s Purchasing Manager Index was 50.1%, moving into expansion range

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In September, the Purchasing Manager Index (PMI) of China’s manufacturing industry was 50.1%, increase 0.7 percentage points from the previous month, moving into the expansion range. In terms of enterprise size, the PMI of large enterprises was 51.1%, increase 0.6 percentage points from the previous month, higher than the threshold; the PMI of medium-sized and […]

Chinese demand drove global trade of hardwood chips higher in early 2022

In 2021, the world’s shipments of wood chips reached almost 35 million m3, close to the highest on record. Significant expansion of pulp capacity in China combined with a lack of domestic wood fiber has driven the global increase in traded wood chips over the past decade (see chart). About four-fifths of the trade was […]

Andritz starts up tissue production line delivered to Xuong Giang Paper mill, Vietnam

Andritz has successfully started up the tissue production line delivered to Xuong Giang Paper Mill, Vietnam, a subsidiary company of Bac Giang Import Export JSC. The PrimeLineCOMPACT S 1300 tissue machine has a design speed of 1,300 m/min and a paper width of 2.85 m, processing virgin pulp as raw material to produce high-quality facial […]

U.S. Imports From Vietnam Surge at China’s Expense

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As the trade war between the United States and China drags on, U.S. companies are weighing other options to avoid the tariffs currently levied on goods sourced from China. Last week, the Nikkei Asian Review cited anonymous sources saying that Apple is considering moving up to 30 percent of iPhone production out of China, with India and Vietnam the […]