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In Russia, the number of applications for the construction of wooden houses increased by 30% YoY in March 2020

July 6, 2020 ` 13:37  
The Wooden Housing Construction Association supposes that the total production, construction, and sales of such housing can grow by 15–20% in six months. The growth in demand for wooden houses is conditioned by the “stay-at-home regime” due to...

New U.S. Home Construction in April Slumps by Most on Record

June 30, 2020 ` 13:40  
U.S. home construction starts plunged in April by the most in records back to 1959, as the nationwide lockdown to control the spread of the coronavirus hammered the housing market and broader economy. Residential starts plummeted 30.2% to...

Holz House to invest over 213 million rubles in the expansion of its production in the Kirov region

June 17, 2020 ` 12:31  
As the media office of the Industrial Development Fund (IDF) reports, its expert council approved a loan for the implementation of Holz House’s project in the Kirov region. Holz House will organize production of glued beams, wood pellets,...

Russian Timber Journal 05-2020: how the current decline in exports of timber products caused by COVID-19 is similar to the situation of the 2008-2009 crisis; the Russian Government granted a six-month deferral to priority investment projects in the forest sector; DNS Les started producing OSB in Primorsky region

Russian Timber Journal 05-2020: comparing the 2008-2009 crisis with the current decline of forest products exports during the pandemic; in the Russian Far East was opened the first OSB production; the Russian government has granted a six-month deferment to...

Japan: the decline to a slower pace of housing construction

May 4, 2020 ` 14:42  
Corona virus disrupts supply chain Japanese house builders are having shortage of housing materials since many are supplied from China and the supply is disrupted by wide spread of corona virus disease in China, reports ITTO. Since workers...

France requires public buildings to be at least 50% wood

March 17, 2020 ` 13:00  
According to the newspaper Times of London, President Macron has ordered that new public buildings financed by the French state must contain 50% wood or other organic material by 2022 under an ambitious government plan for a greener...

Russian Timber Journal 12-2019: in 2019, plywood production in Russia showed a positive trend; U.S. and China reach “phase one” trade deal; WRQ: Q3’19 global softwood lumber trade on track to be higher than 2018; Moody’s 2020 outlook for the global paper and forest products industry remains negative

Russian Timber Journal 12-2019: in 2019, plywood production in Russia showed a positive trend; U.S. and China reach “phase one” trade deal; WRQ: Q3’19 global softwood lumber trade on track to be higher than 2018; Moody’s 2020 outlook...

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...

Russian Timber Journal 06-2019: WhatWood interview with President of United Panel Group; downward pricing trend for logs continues; packaging industry: on the way to circular economy; In 2018, China is increasing trade in wood; WhatWood’s statistics of log price index in Russia

Russian Timber Journal 06-2019: WhatWood interview with President of United Panel Group; downward pricing trend for logs continues; packaging industry: on the way to circular economy; In 2018, China is increasing trade in wood; WhatWood’s statistics of log...

Holz House launched the production of laminated veneer lumber in the Kirov region

June 14, 2019 ` 15:45  
According to the press service of the regional government, the second stage of production of houses made of laminated veneer lumber was launched in Luzа as part of the investment project. After the implementation of investment projects, more...