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Russian Timber Journal 07-2020: small enterprises are mastering OSB production; Russian Government gave new instructions for the development of the timber industry; Viktoria Abramchenko, Russian Deputy Prime Minister, proposes to combine the powers of forestry and timber industry in one federal body

Russian Timber Journal 07-2020: small enterprises are mastering OSB production, interview with the head of Rozas LLC, an OSB production newcomer; Russian Government gave new instructions for the development of the timber industry; Viktoria Abramchenko, Russian Deputy Prime...

Furniture production in China decreased in January-May 2020 by 14.4%

July 28, 2020 ` 15:56  
According to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, 309.75 million pieces of furniture were produced between January and May 2020, a decrease of 14.4% YoY. In May, the production of furniture fell by 3.5% yoy to 70.67...

Japan’s imports of wooden kitchen furniture slumped in April 2020

July 21, 2020 ` 16:47  
Year on year, the value of April imports was down 29% and compared to the value of March imports there was a 22% decline in April. The most notable change month on month was in the value of...

Russian Timber Journal 06-2020: interview with Thomas Meth, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Enviva Partners; plywood export from Russia demonstrates confident growth; according to Rosleskhoz data, timber harvesting in Russia reduced by 8% in 2019 by final Rosleskhoz data

Russian Timber Journal 06-2020: interview with Thomas Meth, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Enviva Partners; plywood export from Russia demonstrates confident growth; according to Rosleskhoz data, timber harvesting in Russia reduced by 8% in 2019...

Trust Les LLC to start production of wooden veneered panels in the Leningrad region

July 3, 2020 ` 18:03  
The expert council of the Industrial Development Fund (IDF) approved a loan of 284.2 million rubles for the implementation of Trust Les’s project (in the town of Mga, Leningrad region) for the creation of export-oriented production of wooden...

Russian Timber Journal 05-2020: how the current decline in exports of timber products caused by COVID-19 is similar to the situation of the 2008-2009 crisis; the Russian Government granted a six-month deferral to priority investment projects in the forest sector; DNS Les started producing OSB in Primorsky region

Russian Timber Journal 05-2020: comparing the 2008-2009 crisis with the current decline of forest products exports during the pandemic; in the Russian Far East was opened the first OSB production; the Russian government has granted a six-month deferment to...

Furniture sector in EU hard hit by pandemic

May 26, 2020 ` 18:12  
It is far too early to assess the full impact of COVID-19 on EU furniture imports this year, but early signs are that the downturn will be at least as great as during the financial crises of 2008-2009....

Russian Timber Journal 04-2020: Opinion poll of Russian timber companies on the impacts of the coronavirus on outputs and sales; the Government of the Russian Federation approved a list of systemic timber enterprises and measures to support them; how the spread of COVID-19 affects operations of world timber companies (update)

Russian Timber Journal 04-2020: in mid-May 2020, WhatWood agency conducted an express survey of the largest timber industry players about how the coronavirus epidemic affected their production activities and the sales situation; the Government of the Russian Federation approved...

Russian Federation Government has approved a list of system-forming forest industry companies and measures to support them for COVID-19 period

According to the decree of May 10, 2020 No. 651, 35 forest industry companies and 18 furniture industry companies were included in the list of backbone enterprises of the country: Forest industry companies: OAO “Arkhangel’skiy TSBK” OOO PKP...

World Forest Sector during the Pandemic: Poland

May 8, 2020 ` 15:19  
The coronavirus pandemic may cause the collapse of Polish furniture manufacturers, which face many production curtailments. The five main Polish furniture manufacturers estimate that the economic risk would be equivalent to two points of GDP, and asks that...

Impact of Covid 19 on timber markets: Italy

May 5, 2020 ` 11:50  
To cope with COVID-19, the country is going to allocate up to 20% of its GDP. With the quarantine, some furniture companies (Molteni, Poliform) cut back production. Natuzzi has also slowed down its operations and is looking for...