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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...

Russian timber industry news #12-2016

10 July 2016 ` 12:51  
- The Far Eastern company Arkaim is going to open plant for the production of antioxidants from raw wood in bonded zone Xinglong in China’s Changchun. “We plan to process here larch into antioxidants and prebiotics. These products...

Russian timber industry news #5-2016

22 March 2016 ` 14:50  
- The Japanese company Iida Sangyo plans to locate a $100-million mill for assembling pre-fabricated wooden houses in the SEZ Alabuga, Tatarstan, as reported by RIA Novosti agency quoting the Director of Investment and Venture Fund of Tatarstan...

Global timber market review #19-2015

22 October 2015 ` 17:48  
- A Chinese company plans to invest $250 million to build a massive wood-processing plant in New Zealand. Fenglin Wood Industry Group, based in Nanning, has already been carrying out a feasibility study on building and operating a...

Russian timber industry news #11-2015

18 June 2015 ` 15:23  
– At the end of May 2015, several investment agreements were signed at the third economic forum “Vladimir region: local centre of import substitution”, including the one on the construction of an MDF mill in Murom on Siempelkamp...

Russian timber industry news #9-2015

4 June 2015 ` 00:22  
– LesInvest and Russian Timber Group signed a cooperation agreement, under which will work together to attract investments to Russia, develop technologies and organizational solutions, designed to improve the competitiveness of enterprises, and cooperate in solving environmental problems....

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...

Timber companies signed several agreements at the Krasnoyarsk economic forum

27 March 2015 ` 10:43  
In the framework of XII Krasnoyarsk Economic Forum, several cooperation agreements have been concluded between the regional Ministry of natural resources and environment and companies implementing investment projects in the region. SP Biva company intends to complete the...

Russian timber industry news #3-2015

26 February 2015 ` 12:57  
- Sakhles company has put into operation a Japanese automatic sawing line, which will increase the processing of sawlogs to 36 thousand m3. - Arkhangelsk anti-monopoly body approved the purchase of 70.71% stake in Arkhangelsk LDK-3 by Lesozavod...

Global timber market review #2-2015

10 February 2015 ` 13:57  
Improved lumber orders from Chinese buyers allowed Canada’s Western Forest Products to reopen its sawmill in January. China, Indonesia, Brazil, Portugal and Australia face allegations over cheap uncoated paper imports to the US, EUWID Paper reported. In 2014,...

Global timber market review #1-2015

28 January 2015 ` 15:44  
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Global Trends Review, December 01-14, 2014: Global pattern of softwood lumber demand in 2014

23 December 2014 ` 16:59  
Demand for softwood lumber has been steadily increasing on a worldwide basis since the great recession. As a result, lumber shipments in 2014 are the highest since 2007 by far, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly. Lumber prices...