Tag: lumber japan

  • Japan Housing Starts: November 2016

    Housing starts in Japan for November were 85,051 units, a 6.7 per cent increase over 2015 and a 2.5 per cent drop from October, according the Japan Lumber Reports Thursday. Japan Housing Starts: November 2016 The accumulated total of starts for eleven months in 2016 was 888,831, a 6.8 per cent increase over the previous […]

  • Japan Wood Consumption: FY 2015

    The results of Japan’s intensive campaign to foster a domestic lumber production industry over the past couple of years are in; Japan’s Forestry Agency released the data for the Wood Supply and Demand in 2015 to the public on September 27, said Japan Lumber Journal Thursday. According to the report, the total amount of demand […]

  • Japan Housing Starts: September 2016

    According to a report released by Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism on October 31st, Japan’s housing starts in September were 85,622 units (up 10 per cent from the same month in the previous year), surpassing the previous year’s results for three consecutive months, said the Japan Lumber Journal Thursday. When compared to […]

  • Japan Housing Starts

    Japan housing starts improved by 3.9 per cent in September 2016, to 85,622 units annually on a seasonally-adjusted basis from 82,242 units one year ago, according to Japan Lumber Reports November 4. The proportion of wood-framed new construction — at 49,733 units — dropped to 58.8 percent, from 48,7171 units, or 59.2 percent in August. New units […]