Wood Charcoal Market Overview in Japan
In value terms, wood charcoal production contracted dramatically to $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. Overall, production showed a deep reduction. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011 with an increase of % year-to-year. Wood charcoal production peaked at $ in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2019, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.
The value of the wood charcoal market in Japan declined to $ in 2019, waning by -% against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). Over the period under review, consumption, however, showed strong growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 when the market value increased by % against the previous year. As a result, consumption reached the peak level of $. From 2016 to 2019, the growth of the market remained at a lower figure.