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Russian Timber Journal №02-2019: why invest in fastest-growing forest plantations in New Zealand; forest products exports from Russia in 2018 and State Duma has drafted a ban on logs export till 2035

16 March 2019 ` 17:21  
DANA Limited, a New Zealand consulting company, together with WhatWood Timber Industry Analytics Agency are planning to organize a joint conference on the Russian and global timber industry in 2020. We talked with Dennis Neilson, Founder of DANA...

Finance Minister of the Russian Federation Anton Siluanov: “This year the level of support for the development of non-resource exports increased six times, to 3.5 billion rubles”

At the Russian investment forum in Sochi, which was held from February 14 to February 15, 2019, the participants of the session “Export accelerator. Learning to trade globally” discussed the implementation of the national export project. This was...

Russian Timber Journal №10-2018: demand for Russian plywood in the Arab market; in 2018, the overall value of Russia’s forest product exports will reach $12 billion; and sales forest product exports from Russia in Jan-Aug 2018

7 November 2018 ` 14:00  
Russian Timber Journal №10-2018 The demand for Russian plywood in the Arab market In Russia, with the growth of plywood production capacities, companies are interested in scaling up and increasing the distribution channels for their products. In contrast...

WhatWood has published an annual report ‘Russian Softwood Sawmills, 2017-2018’

10 October 2018 ` 10:24  
WhatWood has published an annual report ‘Russian Softwood Sawmills, 2017-2018‘. In 2017, the sawmill sector set a record: 40.6 million m3, + 10.3% (y / y). The growth in production was secured by high demand from China. Export...

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...