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Russian timber industry news #18-2016

17 October 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 #17-2015

14 September 2015 ` 22:44  
– RusForest announces plans to develop harvesting operations in its Ust-Ilimsk forest lease areas. The company has recently been subcontracting forest lease areas in Ust-Ilimsk for harvesting by third party. While the subcontracted volumes have been successfully increased,...

Global timber market review #8-2015

13 May 2015 ` 15:14  
– The price of wood pellets in Germany has fallen sharply in April compared to the previous month. – At the end of the heating season, the price of ENplusA1 wood pellets in Austria has also declined considerably...

Finland intends to supply chips from the Vologda region

13 October 2014 ` 01:37  
Entrepreneurs from Finland are interested in a monthly supply of 16,000 m3 of hardwood chips from Totemsky district of the Vologda region, this was discussed at the meeting of the head of the district Sergey Selyanin with potential...

Global Trends Review, May 05-18, 2014: housing market forecasts in EU; new biofuel investments in Canada, Japan and Europe

24 May 2014 ` 19:10  
The building permits development in 2013 remained negative and is expected to decline in 2014 in France, Italy, Spain, and the Netherlands, though the latter three showed some positive developments, says Fordaq quoting the latest Arch-Vision report on...

Temporary waste wood storage opened in Komi

12 February 2014 ` 03:32  
In the Adzherom village (Komi Republic), a site opened for temporary storage of waste wood. Total investments into the project amounted to 45 million roubles, the site capacity is 30,000 m3. The site will solve the problem of...

Global Trends Review, November 11-17, 2013: Danish pellet imports to reach 3 million t by 2020; mixed fortunes for equipment producers in Q3

21 November 2013 ` 19:42  
The Danish government has issued a report on its domestic market for wood pellets with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network. According to the report quoted by Fordaq, Denmark is the number one importer of...

Global Trends Review, October 14-20, 2013: European glulam consumption fell; Malaysia to emerge as major pellet exporter

28 October 2013 ` 10:18  
Data from the UNECE Timber Committee indicates that European glulam consumption fell 2.6% to 2.83 million m3 in 2012, ITTO reported. Germany and Austria have traditionally been the largest markets for glulam, while Italy and France showed rapid...

Global Trends Review, September 23-29, 2013: Asian countries continue to drive demand for European softwood lumber; EU parquet demand declining

30 September 2013 ` 18:38  
Glue-laminated timber was not able to achieve satisfactory profit margin in Central Europe this year, and finally in September, price mark-ups for glulam were made in Italy and Germany, though they did not reach the goal totally, Holzkurier...

Global Trends Review, September 16-22, 2013: trend to local sales in woodworking; pulp & paper equipment makers cut jobs

25 September 2013 ` 05:25  
In 2013, the output of the eight largest European softwood lumber producers is expected to increase by about 1.8 million to 100 million m3, as reported by Holzkurier journal quoting the Association of the Austrian Wood Industry. Production...

Global Trends Review, September 02-08, 2013: EU published biofuel report; US construction recovery helps Brazil, Europe

12 September 2013 ` 05:36  
The European Union recently published its annual biofuels report for 2013 with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network. The report identifies the UK, Denmark, the Netherlands, Sweden, Germany and Belgium as the major users of...

Global Trends Review, August 12-18, 2013: Further wood processing companies increasingly competing with plastics and cheaper products

22 August 2013 ` 20:17  
Competition in the further processed products has been intense recently. European producers of laminated flooring (EPLF) association expressed concern about competition from Chinese manufacturers in Russia in a press statement issued after their June meeting, as ITTO reported....