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News on Russian pulp and paper industry.

Russian Timber Journal 09-2019: Managing Director of the Finnish Sawmills Association Kai Merivuori about falling sawn timber prices; annual Russian Forest Industry Review; the Russian government cuts transport subsidies for the timber industry; Sergey Anoprienko appointed as a new head of the Federal Forestry Agency

Russian Timber Journal 09-2019: Managing Director of the Finnish Sawmills Association  Kai Merivuori: “All markers are in the red zone. We can expect a reduction in production”; Russian Forest Industry Review, 2018-2019: peak forest products prices in 2018,...

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...

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation plans to increase revenues from ecological fee to 136 billion rubles

August 20, 2019 ` 23:30  
According to Piter.TV channel as of August 19, 2019, at the moment, manufacturers have to dispose of 5-35% of the sold products or pay an eco-fee. The Ministry proposed to the government to increase the standards for manufacturers...

Sergey Furgal: “Pulp production is a promising direction for the development of the forest sector of the economy of the Khabarovsk territory»

August 19, 2019 ` 13:55  
At the plenary session on Russian-Indian cooperation, the Governor of the Khabarovsk territory noted: “A promising direction for the development of the forest sector of the economy of the region can be the implementation of a project for...

Belarusian Svetlogorsk pulp and board mill independently to complete the construction of a plant for the production of bleached sulfate pulp with a capacity of 400,000 tons per year

August 17, 2019 ` 21:45  
The General meeting of shareholders of Svetlogorsk pulp and board mill JSC agreed on the procedure and order of completion of the contract construction contract dated 11 October 2010 made between Svetlogorsk pulp and mill JSC and Chinese...

The installation of the second Futura converting line is being completed at Arkhbum Tissue Group plant

August 15, 2019 ` 23:43  
According to corporate press service, the installation of the second Futura converting line (Italy) for the production of toilet paper and paper towels under its own brand Soffione is being completed at a new plant of Arkhbum Tissue...

UPM continues its strategic transformation and invests in a world class pulp mill in central Uruguay

July 31, 2019 ` 12:40  
UPM made the investment decision to construct a 2,1 million tonne greenfield eucalyptus pulp mill near Paso de los Toros in central Uruguay. The highly competitive mill investment of USD 2,7 billion will grow UPM’s current pulp capacity...

Stora Enso to sell its stake in the Dawang paper mill to its joint venture partner Huatai

July 29, 2019 ` 23:55  
Stora Enso has signed an agreement to divest its 60% equity stake in the Dawang Mill in China, to its joint venture partner, Shandong Huatai Paper. The joint venture Stora Enso Huatai (Shandong) Paper Company Limited operates the...

The project of construction of a new line for the production of thermomechanical mass of Volga JSC is included in the list of priorities in the field of forest development

July 28, 2019 ` 13:33  
By the order of the Ministry of industry and trade of the Russian Federation (№ 2317 of June 28, 2019) the investment project of JSC “Volga” in the field of forest development “Construction of the second line for...

The government of the Republic of Komi and Mondi have signed a cooperation agreement for three years

July 24, 2019 ` 14:05  
Head of the Republic of Komi Sergey Gaplikov and General Director of Mondi SLPK Klaus Peller signed an agreement on cooperation and organization of relations between the plant and the government of the Republic. The new agreement is...

Arkhangelsk PPM once again proved its high climate resilience rating according to CDP scoring

July 20, 2019 ` 22:55  
Arkhangelsk PPM, JSC once again proved its high climate resilience rating according to CDP scoring (an international project on the disclosure of greenhouse gas emissions). On the basis of independent evaluation of the submitted report, APPM got a...