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Wood Pellets

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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 a total of 7.52 million metric tons of wood pellets for energy production. This was down from a five-year high of 9.13...

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US Woodchip Exports Up 40% Thanks to Growing Asian Demand

Asia has increased its share of global wood pellet imports to a record 32%. Worldwide trade of wood pellets was practically unchanged year-over-year...

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A pile of wood pellets held in a person's hands. Wood pellet prices continue to soar in Europe due to Russia's continuing war with Ukraine.

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Russian War Has Tripled Wood Pellet Prices

Russia's war is changing wood pellet market dynamics in Europe, with prices tripling in 12 months. The international trade of wood pellets has...

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Sawlog Supply Tight in US South with Long-Term Opportunities Ahead

The US South’s softwood industry has enormous potential for a variety of reasons. The region has a significant forest resource with room for...

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Line graph showing major wood pellet importers from 2012 to 2021. Japan and the Netherlands have seen a sharp increase since 2020.

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Netherlands, Japan Mark Major Increase of Globally Traded Wood Pellets

In 2020, wood pellet production in Europe was up 4% year-over-year and was 34% higher than in 2016, according to data just released by the UNECE....

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