Timber exports surge on weak yen, demand from China

May 8, 2015

Timber exports surge on weak yen, demand from China

Timber exports are increasing sharply, reflecting a weaker yen and a steep rise in demand in China. Shipments in 2014 jumped 45 percent from the previous year to ¥17.83 billion, spelling a steep gain for the second year in a row, according to government ...