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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...

Association of Furniture and Woodworking Enterprises of Russia: Russian furniture enterprises may lose 10 billion rubles in 2020

April 27, 2020 ` 11:42  
The Association of Furniture and Woodworking Enterprises of Russia asks the Government to reintroduce the ban on purchasing foreign furniture for public use and to renew Decree No. 1072 which earlier prohibited public and municipal institutions from buying...

Russian Timber Journal 08-2019: Russian economy slows down; Rosleskhoz published data on timber harvesting by regions; The Far East is cutting log exports at a record pace

Russian Timber Journal 08-2019: In the 1 H 2019, the growth rate of the Russian economy slowed down; for 5 months 2019, the European Union reduced the volume of wood pellet imports; Rosleskhoz published data on timber harvesting...

In Poland, Egger launched the 19th plant with a capacity of 650 thousand cubic meters of chipboard per year

July 11, 2019 ` 19:46  
June 28, 2019 in the Polish town of Biskupiec plant for the production of chipboards and laminated chipboards has been launched that will allow to substitute imports of particleboard in Poland, one of the largest countries-manufacturers of furniture...

Russian Timber Journal 06-2019: WhatWood interview with President of United Panel Group; downward pricing trend for logs continues; packaging industry: on the way to circular economy; In 2018, China is increasing trade in wood; WhatWood’s statistics of log price index in Russia

Russian Timber Journal 06-2019: WhatWood interview with President of United Panel Group; downward pricing trend for logs continues; packaging industry: on the way to circular economy; In 2018, China is increasing trade in wood; WhatWood’s statistics of log...