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Russian Timber Journal 06-2019: WhatWood interview with President of United Panel Group; downward pricing trend for logs continues; packaging industry: on the way to circular economy; In 2018, China is increasing trade in wood; WhatWood’s statistics of log price index in Russia

Russian Timber Journal 06-2019: WhatWood interview with President of United Panel Group; downward pricing trend for logs continues; packaging industry: on the way to circular economy; In 2018, China is increasing trade in wood; WhatWood’s statistics of log...

Valmet will reconstruct the paper machine at Stora Enso plant in Finland

20 June 2019 ` 20:16  
As reported in a press release dated June 18, 2019, Valmet will supply an extensive paper machine grade conversion rebuild for Stora Enso at its Oulu Mill in Finland. In the project, originally Valmet-supplied paper machine PM 7,...

Russian Timber Journal 05-2019: WhatWood interview with CEO of Altailes; Causes of dropping prices for Russian plywood; Wood product exports hit by US tariffs; Rosleskhoz supported distant monitoring of forests; WhatWood’s study of Russian forest products exports and imports for 4 years; Sawmill profit margins fell substantially in North America

Russian Timber Journal 05-2019: WhatWood interview with CEO of Altailes; Causes of dropping prices for Russian plywood; Wood product exports hit by US tariffs; Rosleskhoz supported distant monitoring of forests; WhatWood’s study of Russian forest products exports and...

By 2023 Metsä Group will invest about €2 billion in the development of business projects for wood processing

3 May 2019 ` 16:00  
Metsä Group continues to implement its strategy and begins preliminary development of engineering projects related to the construction of a new plant for the production of biological products in Kemi and a new sawmill in Rauma in Finland,...

Finland: Production and imports of wood pellets reached new records in 2018

12 April 2019 ` 14:00  
More wood pellets were produced and imported in 2018 than ever before. In addition, the exports of wood pellets from Finland increased. This information is shown by the latest wood pellet statistics of the Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke). “A total of...

Finland was dynamically increasing supplies of birch veneer logs in 2018

10 April 2019 ` 14:00  
After a heavy 12% decline in round wood exports in 2017 (mainly in the segment softwood logs and pulpwood), sales to Finland in 2018 were at the level of the previous year. However, the product structure of sales has changed. In 2018,...

Russian Timber Journal 03-2019: volume of timber in Russia has exceeded in 2018 its historical peak; the WhatWood analytical review of the market pellet in Russia; China increased its imports of birch veneer logs; export OSB from Canada doubled; negative outlook Moody’s for the global timber industry complex in 2019-2020

8 April 2019 ` 15:00  
Russian Timber Journal No. 03-2019: the volume of logging in Russia exceeded its historical maximum in 2018; WhatWood Agency conducted a study on the pellet market in Russia; the downward trend in the export of unprocessed round timber...

WhatWood:”The downward trend of the export of unprocessed round timber from Russia is saved”

8 April 2019 ` 12:00  
According to the information and analytical agency WhatWood, the reasons for the decline in exports are the high demand for sawn raw materials within the country, especially in Siberia and the Far East after the introduction of new...

In 2018, exports of forest products from Finland increased by 5%, and imports – by 34%

In 2018, the value of exports of forest products from Finland amounted to €13,20 billion, +5% yoy, according to Luke. For comparison: according to the calculations of the WhatWood agency, exports of forest products from Russia to 2018 amounted...

From April 2019 Valmet will own the North American GL & V

9 March 2019 ` 19:00  
To strengthen its business in North America, Valmet acquires GL & V, a global provider of technology and services for the pulp and paper industry. It is reported by the press service of Valmet. On 26 February 2019...

Pölkky Oy invests 30 million euros in the modernization of the sawmill in Kajaani

8 March 2019 ` 16:00  
Pölkky Oy announced the start of a major investment program focused on increasing production capacity in Northern Finland, according to a press release from the company. The investment program is carried out in accordance with the new strategy...