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News on forestry and logging in Russia.

In 2019, GC “Titan” plans to increase the volume of forest planting by 50%

June 26, 2019 ` 09:35  
Group of companies “Titan” has launched a project for the reproduction of seedlings with a closed root system. The logging enterprise Shalakushales LLC (Nandomsky district of  Arkhangelsk region), which is a part of GC “Titan”, started the reproduction...

Russian Timber Journal 05-2019: WhatWood interview with CEO of Altailes; Causes of dropping prices for Russian plywood; Wood product exports hit by US tariffs; Rosleskhoz supported distant monitoring of forests; WhatWood’s study of Russian forest products exports and imports for 4 years; Sawmill profit margins fell substantially in North America

Russian Timber Journal 05-2019: WhatWood interview with CEO of Altailes; Causes of dropping prices for Russian plywood; Wood product exports hit by US tariffs; Rosleskhoz supported distant monitoring of forests; WhatWood’s study of Russian forest products exports and...

Nikolay Nikolaev: “When information is distorted, objective decisions cannot be made»

On June 03, 2019, the fourth stage of the National forest forum started in Yakutia. When discussing the state of the forest industry on one of the main thematic areas of the “Forest law in action” the Chairman...

For 4 months of 2019, the enterprises of the timber industry of the Vologda region shipped products for 18.2 billion rubles

May 23, 2019 ` 16:00  
According to the regional press service, the enterprises of the timber industry complex prepared and sold wood in the amount of 4.1 billion rubles (110.8 % by 2018); shipped wood products – by 12.2 billion rubles (114.6 %...

During the navigation period, the first batches of roundwood were delivered to the Lesosibirsk LDK №1

May 22, 2019 ` 14:00  
More than 24 thousand cubic meters of wood raw materials in rafts and about 3 thousand cubic meters on barges came to raid of Lesosibirsk LDK №1 (part of the Segezha Group, AFK “Sistema”) in the Krasnoyarsk region....

Russian customs officers stopped the illegal sale of valuable timber to China in the amount of more than $11.5 million

May 13, 2019 ` 13:30  
Employees of law enforcement units of the Federal customs service of Russia, together with the Federal security service of Russia and the Ministry of internal Affairs of Russia exposed a group of people who organized in the Primorsky...

In 2018, sales of products of RFP Group amounted to more than $200 million

May 8, 2019 ` 14:00  
In an interview with WhatWood, Dmitry Valtfogel, CEO of RFP Group, said: “In 2018, we sold more than 200 thousand m3 of peeled veneer, more than 100 thousand m3 of sawn timber from high quality raw materials and...

Head of Rosleskhoz: “The quality of reforestation will change for the better”

May 2, 2019 ` 13:00  
About this informed the head of the Federal forestry Agency Ivan Valentik in an interview on the TV channel “RBC”. “The area of forests in the Russian Federation is 1.2 billion hectares, of which, in order to harvest...

WhatWood: the tremendous increase in the volume of wood in 2018 led to the imbalance of supply and demand of timber on the domestic market of Russia

The consultant of WhatWood agency Marina Zotova made a report on «Forest balance of Russia» in the conference «Timber & sawn wood market», organized by MaxConference on the 25th of April  in Moscow. The volume of timber harvesting in...

Tyumen region decided to focus on the development of highly profitable wood processing industries

In the near future, new mini-pulp and paper mills and corrugated production may appear in Tyumen. A detailed discussion of the potential of the region was held within the framework of the National forest forum-2019 in Tyumen from...

Nikolay Nikolaev: “We have to understand why these or those norms of already adopted laws don’t work effectively”

April 25, 2019 ` 15:00  
This week, the second national forest forum was held in Perm on April 22-23. On one section of the forum, “Forest legislation in action,” the head of the Federal forestry agency Ivan Valentik outlined a number of priority...