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Russian Timber Journal №09-2018: new Strategy for the Development of the Forest Industry of the Russian Federation until 2030, investments in fixed assets of Russian timber industry companies increased by 55% in 1 H 2018

October 8, 2018 ` 08:41  
The government approved the Strategy for the Development of the Forest Industry of the Russian Federation until 2030 By the decree No. 1989-r dated September 20, 2018, the Government of the Russian Federation approved the Strategy for the...

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...

Russian Timber Journal 07-2018: WhatWood interview with Ali Kiliç, General Director of Kastamonu in Russia; the minimum growth rate of sawnwood exports from Russia in the last seven years; and sawn softwood exports from Russia to China, Japan, Europe by producers

August 3, 2018 ` 15:32  
The devaluation of the ruble has led to a deplorable state of the already unsteady economy in our country. However, the reliance on import substitution stimulates domestic enterprises not to stop in development. And while large companies continue...

Russian Timber Journal 06-2018: In 2017, the timber harvesting decreased by 0.7% in Russia, use of AAC amounted to 29.6%; Ilim Group launched the Big Ust-Ilimsk project; and forest products production in Russia in 2018

July 9, 2018 ` 08:24  
Federal Forestry Agency (Rosleskhoz) published the final figures for timber harvesting volumes for all Russian regions in 2017. Timber harvesting in Russia fell by 0.7% down to 2016 level of 212.4 million m3. A significant decline in timber...

Russian Timber Journal 05-2018: exclusive interview with the Director General of Sveza Group about improving the service and distribution system in plywood industry in Russia; announced greenfield investment project overview at St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2018

June 9, 2018 ` 15:28  
In constantly changing market conditions, it can be difficult to remain a leader, to increase production capacity and to invest in modern technologies and equipment. How SVEZA Group manages to lead, is the question the correspondent of our...

Russian Timber Journal 04-2018: In 2017, the production of plywood in Russia reduced for the first time in 9 years, VEB once again confirmed plans to invest into pulp production in the Krasnoyarsk region, Accounts Chamber of Russia found violations in exports of forest products on $210 million

May 19, 2018 ` 17:49  
In 2017, the plywood production volume in Russia reduced for the first time since 2009 by 2.2% (YoY) to 3.7 million m3. The main reason for the decline in production: deficit of wood raw materials caused by failure...

Segezha Group and EUROCEMENT Group Holding concluded a three-year strategic partnership agreement

March 29, 2018 ` 12:46  
On March 29, Segezha Group (affiliated to Sistema JSFC) and EUROCEMENT Group Holding concluded a three-year strategic partnership agreement. The document was ceremoniously signed by the Vice-President  of Segezha Group Andrei Brotsman and Procurement Director of EUROCEMENT Group...

Paper and paperboard market in Russia in 2016-2017

March 27, 2017 ` 15:49  
Dear clients and partners! We are currently working on analytical overview Paper and paperboard market in Russia in 2016-2017. An outline of the contents of the review, as well as list of diagrams and tables can be found...

Russian timber industry news #22/23-2016

December 31, 2016 ` 22:37  
– On December 6, 2016 the Solomenskiy sawmill (Petrozavodsk, Karelia) put into operation a new line of sawmilling. Thus, the plant has completed the next stage of modernization and expansion of production. – Ladozhsky DSK CJSC postponed commissioning...

Russian timber industry news #19-2016

October 28, 2016 ` 00:30  
– Arkhangelsk pulp and paper mill and the Finnish Valmet Corporation have signed a contract worth €50 million to supply equipment for upgrading the board machine No. 2. This is the main part of the second phase of...

Russian timber industry news #18-2016

October 17, 2016 ` 18:11  
– At Segezha PPM, downtime is under way until 8 October for the modernization of the pulpmill’s fibre line, digester #4. The upgrade of the line will raise the pulp cooking capacity by 28% to 1,150 tonnes per...

Russian timber industry news #17-2016

October 3, 2016 ` 11:20  
– Karelia Pulp has officially announced its intention to redeem Kondopoga pulpmill at the auction, which presumably will take place in the spring of 2017. “Through our own investments, we have consolidated more than 50% of debts of...