— Latest update: October 2023 —
Japan is attempting to revitalise its forestry sector, which has been damaged by a rural exodus and the prevalence of cheaper foreign materials. The sector is therefore expected to grow in the coming years, stimulated by reforms and public incentives. Conversely, the paper industry faces a decrease in demand and the production of paper, whereas the paperboard sector remains stable. Find out more about Japan's forestry sector below.
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