Cepi member countries’ paper and board production decreased by 5.9% in 2022 compared to the previous year, according to preliminary figures, reflecting the heavy impact on the industry of high energy prices and an abrupt slowdown of the European economy during the second half of the past year. Total production in 2022 reached 84.8 million […]
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In January 2023, the imports of wood pellets to Japan expanded 42% year-on-year to 456 thousand tonnes. the average price for wood pellets imported to Japan expanded 7% compared to the previous month and amounted to $242 per tonne. This is 30% more than a year ago when it was $187.
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 December 2022, the average price for wood chips imported to Japan downed 1.7% compared to the previous month at $217 per tonne. This is 21% more than a year ago when it was $179. The imports of wood chips from Japan grew 24% year-on-year to 995 thousand tonnes in December.
Sodra Wood, which is a Sweden’s largest forest owners association and an international forest industry group, will expand supplying lumber to Japan of 90,000 m3 as a total volume in a year or two years. About 60,000 m3 of 90,000 m3 will be JAS (Japanese Agricultural Standards) lumber. The company got a certification of JAS […]
Voith announced that it has opened an OnPerformance.Lab (OPL) in Kunshan, China. Other OPL locations can be found in Heidenheim, Germany, and Tokyo, Japan. Voith’s OPL offers data-based services such as data analysis, condition monitoring, smart monitoring and expert advice. “Our new location in Kunshan is specifically geared toward our customers in the Chinese market […]
Austrian Mayr-Melnhof Holz sold its sawmill MM-Efimovsky in Russia to Aspek-Les, according to the Unified State Register of Legal Entities of Russia. Since December 30, 2022, the owner of 100% of the shares of Mayer-Melnhof Holz Efimovsky LLC has become Aspek-Les LLC, which belongs to Mikhail Pitkevich. MM-Efimovskiy is no longer listed on the Mayr-Melnhof Holz website. The production […]
Functional Chemicals, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record a 6.8% CAGR and reach US$20.4 Billion by the end of the analysis period. Taking into account the ongoing post pandemic recovery, growth in the Bleaching Chemicals segment is readjusted to a revised 5.9% CAGR for the next 7-year period. The […]
PulPac recently announced further patent grants for its pioneering cellulose forming technology that makes it possible to replace single-use plastics with competitive fiber-based alternatives. The company’s most general patent, that already has been granted in big parts of the world, is now also granted in Colombia. Furthermore, a new patent comprising hole punching of Dry […]
Softwood fiber costs were generally higher worldwide in the 2Q/21 than in the previous quarter despite an increase in the supply of residuals from sawmills in Europe and North America. Practically all regions covered by the WRQ experienced q-o-q prices increases in the range of 1-5%. The major exception was British Columbia, where wood chip […]