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WhatWood agency is the only Russian consulting company with core specialization in the timber industry analytics. Within five years of timber market research we have provided services to 130 clients in 15 countries from Finland to Canada, from UK to Korea: industrial companies, banks, investors, government agencies, scientific organizations, and individual entrepreneurs. We have unique contact and knowledge base, as well as deep understanding of the regional industry and market in Russia. We give presentations at major industry events and are cited by the main Russian business media. To get in touch with us, please visit the About Us page. You can also browse the catalogue of our products.

RFP Group plans to build a second pellet plant with a capacity of about 70 thousand tons per year

May 17, 2019 ` 18:15  
In an interview of WhatWood agency with CEO of RFP Group Dmitry Valtfogel said, “currently, we are building the first wood pellet plant with the capacity of 100,000 tons of wood pellets per year. Upon completion of the second stage of...

Elena Trubnikova, FinExpertiza: “Over the years of sanctions, revenues of Russian exporters increased by 68%”

May 16, 2019 ` 16:00  
In 2018, Russian exporters increased their ruble revenues by 11.45 trillion rubles or 68.1% compared to 2013. These data were shared with the media Elena Trubnikova, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the international auditing and consulting...

Ukraine imposed a ban on the import of Russian plywood

May 15, 2019 ` 14:00  
According to Interfax, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has expanded the list of goods prohibited from being imported into the territory of Ukraine from the Russian Federation; various types of plywood have fallen into it. This decision...

Over €12 million Plyterra will pay Raute for new equipment

May 14, 2019 ` 18:00  
Raute received an order for more than 12 million euros from Plyterra JSC. The order includes drying lines and automatic repair of veneer, as well as lines for the set and lamination of plywood, which will be delivered...

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 the Pestovskiy timber industry complex it will launch a line for the cutting of thick timber

May 12, 2019 ` 12:30  
All mechanical and electrical work completed, the press service of the GC “ULK”. In Мay 2019, the employees of the complex will start commissioning, after which the Brenta sawmill will reach its full capacity. Recall that the total...

In Q1 2019, Belarusian enterprises produced import-substituting products worth $135.4 million

May 11, 2019 ` 13:30  
Enterprises of the concern “Bellesbumprom” in the first quarter increased production of import-substituting products by 9.1%. In January-March 2019, 25 organizations of the concern produced import-substituting products for $ 135.4 million, which is 9.1 % more than in...

Mondi invests €30 million into one of its most innovative factories for the production of corrugated packaging

May 10, 2019 ` 13:30  
About €30 million will be invested in the modernization of the Mondi factory in Ansbach in southern Germany, including the installation of a modern corrugated unit, which is planned to be completed in 2020. This will allow the...

For Q1 2019, Volga JSC produced more than 60 thousand tons of newsprint

May 9, 2019 ` 11:30  
According to the quarterly report of the company, the plant exceeded the production plan by 2 %, to 61 021 tons (net). The volume of manufactured packaging paper for 3 months. 2019 amounted to 3,539 tons (net) –...

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...

In the Kostroma region they will create a new wood processing plant

May 5, 2019 ` 12:00  
In the administration of the Kostroma region, it was decided to transfer the unused land plot of the Antropovsky district to the category of industrial land. On the site it is planned to build a new wood processing...

About WhatWood project

WhatWood agency is the only Russian consulting company with core specialization in the timber industry analytics. Within five years of timber market research we have provided services to 130 clients in 15 countries from Finland to Canada, from UK to Korea: industrial companies, banks, investors, government agencies, scientific organizations, and individual entrepreneurs. We have unique contact and knowledge base, as well as deep understanding of the regional industry and market in Russia. We give presentations at major industry events and are cited by the main Russian business media. To get in touch with us, please visit the About Us page. You can also browse the catalogue of our products.