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Russian Timber Journal 03-2018: Russia reduces logging volumes, introduces quotas for the export of birch veneer logs and tightens requirements for new priority forest investment projects

31 March 2018 ` 13:22  
In 2017, the harvesting volume in Russia amounted to 212.4 million m3, which is 0.65% less than in 2016. In the regional context, the greatest decrease in harvesting occurred in the regions of the Volga Federal District (-8%,...

Export sales of the sawn softwood from Russia increased by 12% in 2017

14 February 2018 ` 10:21  
In 2017, the export of Russian sawn softwood set a new record: 27.9 million m3 (+12.4%, YoY). This is the highest growth rate in the last 12 years. In 2005, export sales increased by 17% (YoY) to 14.78...

In 2017, the wood pellet export from Russia grew by one quarter

6 February 2018 ` 15:43  
In 2017, Russian pellet manufacturers set another record for export sales, selling a total of 1.4 million pellets (+26% as compared to 2016). The export growth was ensured by new enterprises and reaching the production capacities by previously...

Russia imposed Russia export duties duties for some Far East log species

20 December 2017 ` 10:50  
The Russian government approved the tariff quotas for exports of separate types of coniferous wood. Quotas were introduced for the Far Eastern species: the Ayan spruce (Picea jezoensis), Khingan fir (Abies nephrolepis) and the Daurian larch (Larix dahurica)...

US lumber industry is materially injured by reason of imports of softwood lumber from Canada

15 December 2017 ` 12:57  
A final ruling in the US-Canada softwood lumber dispute has seen the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) uphold tariffs on Canadian softwood imports to the US, TTJ reported. The ruling on December 7 determined that the US...

In Jan-Feb 2017, demand for Russian softwood lumber grew 19% to 3.6 million m3

8 April 2017 ` 18:09  
Sales of Russian sawn softwood products to export markets demonstrate strong growth at the beginning of 2017. Traditional seasonal decrease of shipments of sawn wood resulting from the long New Year holidays this year had a slight impact...

Russian plywood and panel industry in 2015-2016: financial status and capacities

17 February 2017 ` 16:00  
We publish the abstracts of WhatWood’s chief editor Kirill Baranov presentation at the conference “Panel industry of Russia”, which was held by the editorial board of the journal LesPromInform in October 2016 at Lesdrevmash Expo. During this time...

WhatWood Russian Monthly Lumber Report #15 (Oct’ 2016): seasonal decline of wood supplies; tough competition in Egypt; export seasonality

11 December 2016 ` 23:54  
Read in the latest issue of our monthly review of Russian sawmilling industry WhatWood Russian Monthly Lumber Report #15 (October 2016): Seasonal decline of timber supplies to lumber mills in late September and October has resulted in decrease in production...

Russian timber industry news #21-2016

31 December 2016 ` 15:55  
– AFK Sistema owned by billionaire Vladimir Yevtushenkov made a public proposal of the purchase of all shares of Finnish house-building company Honkarakenne at the price of €1.5 per share. According to Finnish newspaper Helsingin Sanomat, the CEO...

Global timber market review #16-2016

18 September 2016 ` 21:40  
– Finland’s export volume of sawn timber grew by 15% in January-June 2016, Fordaq reported. The export value totalled EUR 650m. Managing Director of Finnish Sawmills association, Kai Merivuori, says the profitability of the sawmill industry in Finland...

Plywood exports from Russia grew 18% to 1.3m m3 in the first half of 2016

7 September 2016 ` 01:15  
Out of Top 10 importers of Russian plywood, only Turkey cut delivery volumes by 7% down to 67,000 m3. The other leaders were ramping up imports steadily. The largest buyer were the U.S. with 169,000 m3 (+22% yoy),...

Russian timber industry news #10-2016

3 June 2016 ` 15:53  
– The Russian market of laminate flooring in 2016 will remain on the last year’s level. According to the experts of Kastamonu, the total consumption of laminate flooring in 2016 will be about 80 million m2. “The stagnation...