Japan Log and Lumber Import Forecast : 2015

Japan Log and Lumber Import Forecast : 2015

The Japan Foreign Timber General Supply & Demand Liaison Conference on December 24 announced the demand forecast for major imported timber for full-year 2015, says the Japan Lumber Journal. According to the report, 2015 demand for logs in Japan is forecasted to be 4,100,000 cubic metres, and demand for lumber is forecasted to be 6,211,000 metres. Adding logs and lumber together, total demand for imported wood material in 2015 is forecasted to be 10,311,000 cubic metres, a 3.7 per cent drop compared to the previous year.

SOURCE: Japan Lumber Journal
SOURCE: Japan Lumber Journal
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