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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 #22/23-2016

31 December 2016 ` 22:21  
- Latvijas Finieris Group opens a new birch plywood mill in Kohila (Estonia), launching products with RIGA logo there, Fordaq reported. After two investment phases worth €80 million in total, a world-class birch plywood mill has been created:...

Global timber market review #18-2016

17 October 2016 ` 18:08  
- Austria-based timber group Binderholz is positioning itself to make greater inroads in the UK’s sawn and planed softwood market following the formation of a new UK division, TTJ reported. The company is looking to sell the products...

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...

Kirov region governor arrested for suspected bribe from timber companies: case in detail

6 July 2016 ` 17:56  
The investigation Committee of Russia opened a criminal case against the Governor of the Kirov region Nikita Belykh on the fact of receiving a bribe for a total amount of €400 thousand from the owners of Novovyatsky ski...

Global timber market review #6-2016

7 April 2016 ` 18:19  
- A new deal is being negotiated for sawn softwood exports from Canada to the US market, after the 2006 Softwood Lumber Agreement expired last October, ITTO reported. The US president and Canadian prime minister announced at a...

Global timber market review #5-2016

22 March 2016 ` 14:46  
- Imports of structural laminated lumber to Japan has been over 700,000 m3 in the recent years, so the market seems to be established, ITTO reported. Meantime, the prices declined because of sluggish market in 2015. The demand...

Global timber market review #4-2016

10 March 2016 ` 01:34  
- According to rough estimations published by ITTO, log imports from the North America to Japan in 2015 were 2.444 million m3, 19.8% less than in 2014, which is the second annual decline in a row. Based on...

Russian timber industry news #3-2016

28 February 2016 ` 16:22  
- Investment project of Vologodsky Les LLC worth RUR 800 million has been included in the priority list. The project entails establishment of plywood production in Vologda and woodworking complex in Verhovazhsky district of Vologda region. - Selenga...

Russian timber industry news #21-2015

27 November 2015 ` 18:20  
- RusForest announced preliminary Q3 2015 production and sales results. Sales to the Japanese market grew, and prices increased slightly, however, overall sales volumes of both sawnwood and sawlogs decreased due to sustained unfavorable market conditions in the...

Global timber market review #20-2015

14 November 2015 ` 13:31  
- Market situation leads to downtimes at the Swedish lumber mills. Jarl Timber (a part of Norvik Timber) will cut sawn timber production at its plant in Broakulla from two shifts to one. The mill’s capacity is 110,000...

Russian timber industry news #18-2015

5 October 2015 ` 13:49  
- The Ministry of economic development has decided to ban the export of wastepaper from Russia for four months, as well as to reduce the rate of import duty on coated paper down to 5% for 1.5 years....