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WhatWood agency is the only Russian consulting company with core specialization in the timber industry analytics. Within five years of timber market research we have provided services to 110 clients in 15 countries from Finland to Canada, from UK to Korea: industrial companies, banks, investors, government agencies, scientific organizations, and individual entrepreneurs. We have unique contact and knowledge base, as well as deep understanding of the regional industry and market in Russia. We give presentations at major industry events and are cited by the main Russian business media. To get in touch with us, please visit the About Us page. You can also browse the catalogue of our products.

The market of wooden I-beams in Russia

March 17, 2017 ` 12:42  
Dear clients and partners, Recently we have studied the market of I-beam in Russia. We invite you to have a look at its highlights. For the production of wooden I-beams, kiln-dried softwood lumber is used (12% humidity; UPM,...

On March 11, WhatWood chief editor Kirill Baranov gave a presentation to the State Forest Service of India

March 14, 2017 ` 16:17  
On March 11, WhatWood chief editor Kirill Baranov gave a presentation to the State Forest Service of India, reporting on the Russian timber industry: its production, major trends and development outlook of the lumber, plywood and panel industries....

Russian plywood and panel industry in 2015-2016: financial status and capacities

February 17, 2017 ` 16:00  
We publish the abstracts of WhatWood’s chief editor Kirill Baranov presentation at the conference “Panel industry of Russia”, which was held by the editorial board of the journal LesPromInform in October 2016 at Lesdrevmash Expo. During this time...

Lumber Report No.1 (17): stunning growth of lumber exports to China, new production leader and restoration of prices

February 7, 2017 ` 20:59  
Read in the latest issue of the monthly review of the Russian sawmilling industry WhatWood Russian Monthly Lumber Report No.1 (17) – January 2017: The volume of export of sawn softwood products from Russia increased by 11% up to 24.8...

In March 2017, we switch to new format of our reports

January 30, 2017 ` 20:56  
Within five years of our activities, WhatWood agency has gradually developed a whole portfolio of annual industry reports. From this year on, we decided to change the format of our products. All reports will be divided into the...

Plywood Price Watch – the first Russian specialized index for plywood prices

January 25, 2017 ` 21:55  
Dear clients and partners, At the Lesdrevmash-2016 conference held in Moscow last October, several Russian plywood producers have approached us with an idea of developing a plywood price index which would allow to track timely the actual changes...

Subscribe for our Telegram channel!

January 23, 2017 ` 17:38  
We’ve decided to check out new media and launched our Telegram channel. Recently this messenger has created a lot of hype in the Russian media space, with a number of journalists, experts and companies creating their public channels...

We’re five!

January 17, 2017 ` 19:29  
Dear friends, today our project, WhatWood agency, turns five. During these years, we have worked with over a hundred companies from around the globe. Having started with timber industry news, we gradually realized that our strength would be...

Discounts up to 30% for all reports till the end of January!

January 17, 2017 ` 12:47  
Dear clients and partners, The Christmas/New Year holidays came to an end. We hope you had a great time, as the busy season of concluding annual reports and presenting results of the year to the shareholders comes in....

Russian timber industry news #22/23-2016

December 31, 2016 ` 22:37  
- On December 6, 2016 the Solomenskiy sawmill (Petrozavodsk, Karelia) put into operation a new line of sawmilling. Thus, the plant has completed the next stage of modernization and expansion of production. - Ladozhsky DSK CJSC postponed commissioning...

Global timber market review #22/23-2016

December 31, 2016 ` 22:21  
- Latvijas Finieris Group opens a new birch plywood mill in Kohila (Estonia), launching products with RIGA logo there, Fordaq reported. After two investment phases worth €80 million in total, a world-class birch plywood mill has been created:...

Russian timber industry news #21-2016

December 31, 2016 ` 15:55  
- AFK Sistema owned by billionaire Vladimir Yevtushenkov made a public proposal of the purchase of all shares of Finnish house-building company Honkarakenne at the price of €1.5 per share. According to Finnish newspaper Helsingin Sanomat, the CEO...

About WhatWood project

WhatWood agency is the only Russian consulting company with core specialization in the timber industry analytics. Within five years of timber market research we have provided services to 130 clients in 15 countries from Finland to Canada, from UK to Korea: industrial companies, banks, investors, government agencies, scientific organizations, and individual entrepreneurs. We have unique contact and knowledge base, as well as deep understanding of the regional industry and market in Russia. We give presentations at major industry events and are cited by the main Russian business media. To get in touch with us, please visit the About Us page. You can also browse the catalogue of our products.