The decrease, which followed a rise in 2010, was also attributable to increased imports due to the yen's appreciation, according to the Japan Paper
The Japan Paper
Association has targeted a 13% reduction in energy intensity and a 10% reduction in C[O.
More interesting was Franz Gertsen's mystical portrait Silvia, a huge but finely worked woodcut on Japan paper
at the Haas & Fuchs/Contemporary Fine Arts stand, and Richard Deacon's Individual, a twisted piece of ash wood evoking an outsized wood shaving, exhibited by Goodman Marian.
The decline was attributable to falling demand amid the economic downturn, according to the Japan Paper
Miyoshi, chairman of Japan Paper
Association, addressed the general meeting, and stressed the following points: the Japanese paper industry is increasing production, maintaining higher operating rates, and reducing costs.
We are called on to restore public trust in our production practices and we want you to tackle the matter with speed and in earnest,'' said Shoichiro Suzuki, chairman of the Japan Paper
Association, speaking before some 30 committee members.
The Japan Paper
Association (JPA) says Japan's paper production has declined three year in a row despite a slow economic recovery in that nation.
2 percent over a year earlier for an all-time high in the January-June period due to Japan's economic recovery, the Japan Paper
Association said Monday.
Association sent its first mission to China in October to meet with delegates from Chinese Paper Association (CPA).
Shoichiro Suzuki, chairman of Oji Paper, who heads the Japan Paper
Association, said at a regular news conference earlier in the day that the country's largest paper company ''has been saying it can become bigger by merger and acquisition activities, but goldfishes swimming in a pond are becoming fewer.