Japan: Draft 2021 Forest and Forestry Basic Plan

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   JA2021-0071

On April 26, 2021, Japan’s Forestry Agency released the draft of the new Forest and Forestry Basic Plan, which is due for revision in 2021. The plan aims to increase the domestic 2030 wood consumption to 42 million cubic meters log-equivalent, a 40 percent increase over 2019. Forestry Agency will accept public comments in Japanese on the draft Basic Plan and the draft National Forest Plan until May 14, 2021.

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