Sales of pellet stoves in France increased to 140 thousand units. The consumption of pellets in the country in 2017 increased to 1.25 million tons. The interview of Gilles Gauthier, Director General of European Pellet Council (EPC).

Export tariffs on forest products in the United States and Canada have a negative effect on China’s economy, but in the long term, under Belt and Road Initiative more overseas markets may open up for the Chinese timber industry.