Wahl, Antje; Kozak, Robert A.; Cohen, David H.
January 2002
Forest Products Journal;Jan2002, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p51
Academic Journal
Reports on a study that collected exploratory information on the Japanese market for wood flooring and window products through personal interviews with house builders in Japan. Background on the Japanese housing market; Overview of flooring materials used in Japan; Total market for windows in Japanese house construction.


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