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Japan: «The plywood market is undergoing major changes»

8 August 2019 ` 12:30  
There are major changes taking place in Japan’s plywood importing sector brought on by falling production in Sarawak and to log supply issues in Indonesia, ITTO reports. The volume of May plywood imports dropped a massive 37% year...

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...

In Japan, Nippon Paper Industries will build a plant for the production of carboxymethyl cellulose

10 March 2019 ` 16:00  
Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. announced the construction of a new plant for the production of functional cellulose product –carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC, product name SUNROSE ) at the factory Gotu (Gotu city, Shimane Prefecture). The company will invest...

Lumber Report No.5 (21): The Russian government strengthens requirements to sawnwood manufactures; in Japan, consumption of Russian sawnwood decreases; China sets records on demand

2 June 2017 ` 21:00  
Read in the latest issue of the monthly review of the Russian sawmilling industry WhatWood Russian Monthly Lumber Report No.5 (21) – May 2017: Laws On May 12, 2017, the Russian government expanded the list of forest products, which are...

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 #22/23-2016

31 December 2016 ` 22:37  
– On December 6, 2016 the Solomenskiy sawmill (Petrozavodsk, Karelia) put into operation a new line of sawmilling. Thus, the plant has completed the next stage of modernization and expansion of production. – Ladozhsky DSK CJSC postponed commissioning...

Global timber market review #21-2016

31 December 2016 ` 15:48  
– In the first three quarters of 2016, log imports through Taicang Port, China, totalled 6.51 million m3 valued at $920 million, ITTO reported. Of the total, the value of log imports from Russia through Taicang Port soared...

Global timber market review #19-2016

28 October 2016 ` 00:28  
– In July 2016, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector increased by 3.1% in the Euro area and by 1.0% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In...

Global timber market review #17-2016

3 October 2016 ` 11:18  
– Despite many talks regarding the renewal of the softwood lumber agreement between the US and Canada, the two sides aren’t close enough on numerous key issues. Martin Moen, the Canadian chief negotiator in the softwood lumber talks...

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...

Russian timber industry news #14-15-2016

6 September 2016 ` 02:51  
– Egger launched an MDF/HDF production line in the Smolensk region with a capacity of 350,000 m3. It will produce MDF of standard quality and for deep milling (for hypermarket networks selling construction materials and for the furniture...