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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...

Global timber market review #11-2016

23 June 2016 ` 07:27  
- Latest EU import data shows that tropical plywood has continued to lose share in the EU plywood market over the last two years, ITTO reported. Tropical hardwood faced plywood has lost share mainly to Chinese plywood faced...

Global timber market review #10-2016

3 June 2016 ` 15:51  
- With declining log inventories at the Chinese ports (about 40% lower than the same time last year) and an uptick in demand for wood in the domestic market, importation of logs has been trending upwards in the...

In Q1 2016, Russian softwood lumber exports reached a historic high of 5.2m m3

11 May 2016 ` 22:51  
In March 2016, the sales of softwood lumber from Russia to foreign markets grew by 32% (m/m), or by 5.5% year on year to 2.2 million m3. The value was $256 million, which is 30% higher than last...

Global timber market review #7/8-2016

11 May 2016 ` 22:36  
- The Japanese government has reassessed the state of the economy and cited weakness in consumer and corporate sentiment as undermining the progress made to-date. Domestic weakness is exacerbated by uncertainty in global markets and slowdown in emerging...

WhatWood: in February 2016, softwood lumber exports from Russia grew 29% to 1.7 million m3

7 April 2016 ` 18:30  
In February 2016, deliveries of softwood lumber from Russia to foreign markets rose by 29% (m/m). On the annual basis, exports also increased by 6.7% to 1.7 million m3. The value of exports amounted to $198 million, which...

Global timber market review #23-2015

26 December 2015 ` 00:53  
- In September, Canadian lumber production increased 5.2% from August up to 5563.5 thousand cubic metres. - In the upcoming years, Danzer will invest approximately €15 million in technologies to increase resource efficiency in hardwood production. Danzer plants...

Global timber market review #22-2015

26 December 2015 ` 00:49  
- The consensus at the International Softwood Conference was that the industry is still dealing with the consequences of global recession in many areas. The international speaker line-up at the recent Amsterdam event highlighted different countries emerging from...

Global timber market review #10-2015

10 June 2015 ` 16:09  
– Total EU imports of Russian birch plywood increased 10% to 785,000 m3 in 2014, reports Fordaq. The market is widely distributed across the continent. In 2014, there was a particularly sharp increase in imports to Germany, which...

Global timber market review #9-2015

4 June 2015 ` 00:21  
– Japan housing starts recovered unexpectedly in March, ITTO reported, +0.7% in March from last year, confounding expectations for a fall of 1.9 percent. – Finnish sawmilling company Keitele Wood Products Oy is completing a new 70,000 m3...