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Forestry & Logging

News on forestry and logging in Russia.

Segezha Group and Roslesinforg signed a cooperation agreement

January 13, 2021 ` 18:48  
Under the agreement, Roslesinforg Federal Forestry Agency will assist Segezha Group in elaborating strategies for the creation and development of forest raw material supply areas for its new and existing enterprises. The document also provides for joint calculation...

Titan Group has expanded the area of FSC certifed forests

January 12, 2021 ` 17:38  
The annual gain of the FSC-certified forests of Titan Group has made 22% (4.7 million he). This is 85% of the holding’s lease and 8% of all the forest territories in Russia where the responsible forest management is...

Canadian government to plant two billion trees

January 11, 2021 ` 17:15  
Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, Seamus O’Regan, has unveiled the federal government’s plan to launch its two billion tree initiative in 2021. The Government of Canada’s plans to plant two billion trees over 10 years, with an investment...

Roundwood prices rise in Finland

December 23, 2020 ` 15:08  
The price of logs kept increasing in standing sales in November 2020. The average price for pine logs was € 56.2 per m³ and the price for spruce logs was € 60.6 per m³. This was 3-5% more...

Stora Enso divests forest holdings in southern Sweden

December 22, 2020 ` 18:33  
As part of its forest land optimization, Stora Enso has signed an agreement to divest forest assets located in southern Sweden to the forestry fund Silvestica Green Forest AB. The total area of ​​forest land in the transaction...

“The country will get more timber processing capacities:” Viktoria Abramchenko about the problems that will be solved by banning roundwood export

November 25, 2020 ` 19:56  
In her interview for Russia 24 channel, Viktoria Abramchenko, Deputy Prime Minister of Russia, explained which problems will be solved by banning the export of roundwood and roughly processed timber from Russia as of January 1, 2022. “Firstly,...

Digitization of forests was completed in the Zabaykalsky Region

November 23, 2020 ` 18:57  
Peuru Rus and Roslesinforg completed the analysis of 2 million ha of forests in the region’s central and south-western areas. Today, this program is being tested at Federal Forestry Agency (Rosleskhoz) until November 10. By the end of...

Russian Timber Journal 10-2020: European Union is going to conduct an anti-dumping investigation in relation to birch plywood import from Russia, EU may impose duties; interview with Ilya Korotkov, Director General at Cherepovets Plywood and Furniture Mill; Russia is consistently growing the export of larch sawn timber

Russian Timber Journal 10-2020: the European Commission reported the start of the investigation that will determine whether Russian birch plywood import is subject to dumping and whether the European Union industry was harmed; WhatWood Agency had a conversation...

Rebound in UK tropical wood imports continued in September but prospects less certain

November 17, 2020 ` 17:59  
UK imports of tropical wood and wood furniture products continued to rebound in September, with total value rising to USD97.6 million, 30% more than the previous month and the same level as in September 2019. UK imports strengthened...

Pinezhsky Timber Holding is going to build a new main haul road in the Arkhangelsk Region

November 9, 2020 ` 21:30  
The company is continuing to develop its new area in Leshukonskoye forestry unit (Arkhangelsk Region), as reported by ULK Group. On-site surveys and land allotments have already been conducted, a forest use report has been submitted. One of harvesting...