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A Look at Japan's Declining Softwood Lumber Imports

For several years, Japan has been a thriving demand center for softwood lumber exporters worldwide. However, an aging population and a declining...

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Germany's Softwood Log Market: Trends and Challenges

Understanding the complexities of the international market for softwood logs can be a daunting task. However, it’s crucial for anyone involved in the...

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A Look at China's Fiber Import Trends

China's paper industry heavily depends on a combination of local and imported pulp and wood chips to fulfill its fiber requirements. The balance...

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An Overview of Finland's Hardwood Log Imports

Recent geopolitical events have impacted a range of industries, including Finland's hardwood log import market. Recent shifts in the international...

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An Overview of the Rise in Sweden's Softwood Lumber Exports

Sweden's softwood lumber export sector is a bright spot despite an economy steeped in recession. Export sawmills are optimistic that demand from the...

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New Zealand's Softwood Log Exports: A Close Examination

Reflecting on New Zealand's softwood log exports to China in 2023, ResourceWise data indicates a 5% increase compared to 2022. However, a closer look...

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Global Pulp Prices Continue Recovery as Europe Drives Momentum

The global pulp market has seen its fair share of ups and downs, making it a highly volatile and unpredictable industry. The trend of global pulp...

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An Overview of Brazil’s Wood Fiber Market

Brazil is currently experiencing significant growth in the forestry plantations sector. As per the 2023 annual report from the Brazilian industry...

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A Closer Look into the Fall of European Wood Pellet Imports After Decade-Long Increases

Since wood pellets were first traded overseas to Europe, shipments have always increased year-over-year. Over the past decade, the average annual...

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UK Wood Pellet Imports Fell 30% to a Ten-Year Low – Why?

In 2022, the UK imported 7.52 million metric tons of wood pellets for energy production. This was down from a five-year high of 9.13 million tons in...

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Factors Impacting the Finnish Forest Products Industry

To truly grasp the dynamics of the forest products industry, it is essential to understand conditions in both your own region and across other areas....

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Reviewing ResourceWise's Predictions for the 2023 Pulp and Paper Industry

As 2023 has come to a close, it's time to reflect on the insightful predictions made by ResourceWise's VP of Global Sales, Matt Elhardt, for the pulp...

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