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Definition: Wood charcoal

Forestry

Wood carbonised by partial combustion or the application of heat from external sources. It includes charcoal used as a fuel or for other uses, for example, as a reduction agent in metallurgy or as an absorption or filtration medium <a href="">http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/product?code=KS-31-11-137&mode=view</a> <a href=""><a href="http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/ramon/coded_files/FRA_2010_definitions_EN_ES_FR.zip" target="_blank">UNECE/FAO/Eurostat/ITTO, Joint Forest Sector Questionnaire (2010), Definitions</a></a>
Source:
European Commission (Eurostat), "Forestry in the EU and the world - A statistical portrait", Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg , 2011
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