Pellet, a Way to Exit from One-Product Economy


Volume 2, Issue 2, Number 2, Pages 29-49, Published Online April 20, 2014

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Amirhossein Najafzade , Zohre Tabatabae Nasab and Mohammad Ali Dehgan Tafti


Nowadays all of the countries want to consume the resources in optimum way and try to reach more national product by less usage of resources. Pellet is placed in list of biological fuels and accounted as a renewable resource. In this research we examine the consumption trend of Pellet and entering of The Islamic Republic of Iran to the Pellet market. For this purpose we model the Pellet trade flow and examine the trade opportunities in the markets of producing countries. Based on the presented results it can be inferred that the trend of pellet consumption will not decrease in the coming years and the mentioned trend is close to EU 2020 targets based on providing safe energy. Also according to the results, except the current Pellet producers, there will be other production sites to take market share. Therefore, it seems that producing wood pellets inside the country is justifiable.


Pellet, Biological Fuel, Sustainable Economic Growth, Market Share


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  1. Dr Masomzade says:

    this paper seems to be more analytical in exiting Iran from one product side of economy. for this, i suggest the oajre to submit the journal in ISI or ISC as soon as Possible in order validate this and similar papers.
    with best rigards
    Dr. Masomzade
    Iran Chamber of Commerce Industries and Mines

  2. economist says:

    this paper has been solved my problem in evaluating the network trade in pellet
    thanks alot

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