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Russian Timber Journal 07-2020: small enterprises are mastering OSB production; Russian Government gave new instructions for the development of the timber industry; Viktoria Abramchenko, Russian Deputy Prime Minister, proposes to combine the powers of forestry and timber industry in one federal body

Russian Timber Journal 07-2020: small enterprises are mastering OSB production, interview with the head of Rozas LLC, an OSB production newcomer; Russian Government gave new instructions for the development of the timber industry; Viktoria Abramchenko, Russian Deputy Prime...

Sea Port of St. Petersburg has increased the transshipment of wood pellets by 45% in 1H 2020

13 August 2020 ` 17:40  
The half-year volume of wood pellets soared year-on-year by 45% since the beginning of the year: the port has handled 300 000 tonnes of biofuel. Exporters were able significantly enlarge their shiploads thanks to recent modernization of the...

WhatWood Agency announces Russian Wood Pellet Market, a monthly price review

12 August 2020 ` 09:41  
In response to the growing market demand for high-quality and up-to-date information, WhatWood Timber Industry Analytics Agency has launched Russian Wood Pellet Market, a monthly price review. «The global market of wood pellets is growing at an average...

In 1H 2020, Russian wood pulp exports grew by 5.2%

10 August 2020 ` 19:03  
According to the Federal Customs Service of Russia, in 1H 2020, the volume of wood pulp exports increased by 5.2% YoY to 1.087 million tons. In value terms, exports fell by 19% YoY to $ 469.1 million. Over...

Wood pellets production will be opened in the Nizhny Novgorod region

28 July 2020 ` 17:17  
Ros Group of Companies began construction of a plant for the production of wood pellets in May 2020, the press service of the regional government reports, citing First Deputy Governor Yevgeny Lyulin. The production capacity will be 36.000...

In 1H 2020 Svetlogorsk Pulp and Paper Mill increased shipments of bleached sulfate pulp by 85.7%

16 July 2020 ` 18:28  
In 1H 2020 Svetlogorsk Pulp and Paper Mill (Svetlogorsk, Republic of Belarus) sold over 134.000 tons of bleached sulphate pulp for Br131.7 million ($ 54.8 million). This is 85.7% more than in 1H 2019. The mill is steadily...

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...

China’s sawn timber imports from Russia in Jan-Apr 2020 down 12.8%

22 June 2020 ` 18:25  
In January-April 2020, Russian sawn timber exports decreased by 6% YoY to 9.96 million м3. In April 2020, exports decreased by 13.3% YoY to 2.77 million м3. The largest importer of Russian sawn timber – China, in January-April...

Should the Russian government introduce export duties on sawn timber?

22 June 2020 ` 13:48  
The main problem of accounting for the export of unprocessed roundwood and primary processed timber is, according to the authorities, the difference in customs duties on different commodity items of timber. For example, unprocessed or roughly processed wood,...

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...

Russian particleboard exports are growing despite the situation with coronovirus

18 June 2020 ` 15:36  
Despite the difficult epidemiological world situation in Q1 2020, particleboard exports from Russia grew by 21% and amounted to 458,000 м3. For example, in 1Q 2019, there was a decrease particleboard exports by 5.5% YoY to 378,000 м3....

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...