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Interview with Thomas Meth, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Enviva Partners

21 July 2020 ` 11:01  
The global market of wood pellets is growing at an average rate of 13% per annum, or +3.3 million metric tons a year (hereinafter all numbers are quoted in metric tons – Note by WhatWood), while the growth...

European Organization of the Sawmill Industry (EOS) anticipates double-digit production losses

20 July 2020 ` 17:57  
The situation of the European sawmill industry was analyzed by its representatives on June 10 during the first online general meeting of the European Organization of the Sawmill Industry (EOS). The effects of the coronavirus pandemic obviously determined...

Russian Timber Journal 06-2020: interview with Thomas Meth, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Enviva Partners; plywood export from Russia demonstrates confident growth; according to Rosleskhoz data, timber harvesting in Russia reduced by 8% in 2019 by final Rosleskhoz data

Russian Timber Journal 06-2020: interview with Thomas Meth, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Enviva Partners; plywood export from Russia demonstrates confident growth; according to Rosleskhoz data, timber harvesting in Russia reduced by 8% in 2019...

Setra announces its 2020 1H Results

13 July 2020 ` 18:14  
In 1H 2020, sales of the Swedish Setra Group decreased by 7.4% YoY to SEK 2,203 million ($ 239 million). Operating profit fell 49.6% YoY to SEK 59 million ($ 6,4 million). The effects of the COVID-19 virus continue...

Ilim Timber targets European markets

13 July 2020 ` 15:42  
The three leaders exporting plywood to Europe are Ilim Timber, Zheshart Plywood Mill, and UPM-Kyummene Chudovo. The positions of the largest exporter were transferred to the supplier of softwood plywood Ilim Timber with a volume of 87,300 m3...

Declining of sawn timber exports from Russia: 2008-2009 Vs 2020

19 June 2020 ` 12:30  
In the global financial crisis the downward trend lasted for six consecutive quarters in 2008-2009 (from Q4 2007 to Q1 2009). The strongest decline was in the European direction: exports from Russia dropped by 27% (which was the...

Europe’s parquet markets are already feeling the effects of coronavirus

28 May 2020 ` 18:02  
On April 2, 2020, the board of the European Federation of the Parquet Industry (FEP) discussed the effects of the coronavirus crisis on the European markets. These generally started well in 2020 and showed stable to slightly positive...

The situation on the forest products market in 2019 – 1Q 2020 in Russia and the world

18 May 2020 ` 17:39  
In 2019 slowdown in the global economy, geopolitical tensions have pulled a decline in demand for forest products. Prices for most forest products remained at low bases. Only to 1Q 2020, prices on world markets for pulp, plywood,...

World Forest Sector during the Pandemic: Poland

8 May 2020 ` 15:19  
The coronavirus pandemic may cause the collapse of Polish furniture manufacturers, which face many production curtailments. The five main Polish furniture manufacturers estimate that the economic risk would be equivalent to two points of GDP, and asks that...

Lumber Report No.5 (21): The Russian government strengthens requirements to sawnwood manufactures; in Japan, consumption of Russian sawnwood decreases; China sets records on demand

2 June 2017 ` 21:00  
Read in the latest issue of the monthly review of the Russian sawmilling industry WhatWood Russian Monthly Lumber Report No.5 (21) – May 2017: Laws On May 12, 2017, the Russian government expanded the list of forest products, which are...

Global timber market review #20-2016

22 November 2016 ` 02:40  
– According to ITTO, the bankruptcy of the Hanjin shipping line has thrown ports and retailers around the world into confusion. Recently written notices were received from shipping companies and agents that the prices for ocean shipping from...

Global timber market review #19-2016

28 October 2016 ` 00:28  
– In July 2016, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector increased by 3.1% in the Euro area and by 1.0% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In...