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By 2023 Metsä Group will invest about €2 billion in the development of business projects for wood processing

May 3, 2019 ` 16:00  
Metsä Group continues to implement its strategy and begins preliminary development of engineering projects related to the construction of a new plant for the production of biological products in Kemi and a new sawmill in Rauma in Finland,...

512.3 million rubles were invested in the development of wood processing in Karelia

March 27, 2019 ` 16:00  
The enterprise of NGO “Fintek” is located in p. Pyaozersky and on the territory of Kostomuksha and is engaged in the implementation of a priority investment project in the field of forest development. Since the beginning of implementation,...

Ustyansky LPH will be part of the ULK Group

March 14, 2019 ` 14:00  
Ustyansky timber industry would fit in Ustyansky timber industry complex – a decision made by the leadership of GK “ULK”. The logging company will be relocated to the territory of the complex, the corporate press service reported on...

In Selmenga “ULK” to build a boiler for bark and wood waste

March 3, 2019 ` 19:00  
In Ustyansky heat energy company (is a part GK “ULK”) begin the design estimates of the construction of a new boiler in Selenge Vinogradivsky district of the Arkhangelsk region, as reported a press-service GK “ULK”. At the moment,...

Kastamonu has presented new samples of products

November 23, 2018 ` 14:01  
The 30th anniversary international exhibition “Mebel-2018” is held in Moscow from 19 to 23 November. It is at such events that new trends in furniture fashion and interior design are formed. Here, companies present new products to designers,...

Russian Forest Industry Review 2017-2018

August 27, 2018 ` 22:23  
In 2017, the Russian economy came out from a two-year recession. In 2016, the country’s GDP fell by 0.2%, and in 2015, it fell by 2.5% after slowing the growth to 0.7% in 2014. However, this is below...

Export sales of the sawn softwood from Russia increased by 12% in 2017

February 14, 2018 ` 10:21  
In 2017, the export of Russian sawn softwood set a new record: 27.9 million m3 (+12.4%, YoY). This is the highest growth rate in the last 12 years. In 2005, export sales increased by 17% (YoY) to 14.78...

In 2017, the wood pellet export from Russia grew by one quarter

February 6, 2018 ` 15:43  
In 2017, Russian pellet manufacturers set another record for export sales, selling a total of 1.4 million pellets (+26% as compared to 2016). The export growth was ensured by new enterprises and reaching the production capacities by previously...

The Governor of the Vladimir region and the management of Yildizlar Yatirim (Turkey) discussed an investment project for the production of MDF

January 19, 2018 ` 13:07  
On January 9, 2017 the Governor of the Vladimir region Svetlana Orlova held a working meeting with İlkay Ünal, Secretary General of the Board of Directors of Turkish industrial holding Yildizlar Yatirim. Turkish industrial holding Yildizlar Yatirim plans...

Prices for Russian sawn softwood in China have reached their peak

December 29, 2017 ` 10:22  
Demand for sawnwood is still outgrowing supply in China. In this context, prices for Russian Northwest spruce sawnwood peaked at $270/m3 (1-4 SF 30×125/150, center boards, Shanghai port) in November 2017. Prices for European spruce sawnwood have been...

China withdraws benefits for railway transportation of timber cargoes

December 28, 2017 ` 10:10  
Since October 31, 2017, in Manchuria, Suifenhe and other dry ports, benefits for railway transportation are withdrawn, as a result is the logistic component of selling price has increased and quantity of deliveries has decreased. For example, volume...

Russia imposed Russia export duties duties for some Far East log species

December 20, 2017 ` 10:50  
The Russian government approved the tariff quotas for exports of separate types of coniferous wood. Quotas were introduced for the Far Eastern species: the Ayan spruce (Picea jezoensis), Khingan fir (Abies nephrolepis) and the Daurian larch (Larix dahurica)...