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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...

Russian timber industry news #17-2015

14 September 2015 ` 22:44  
– RusForest announces plans to develop harvesting operations in its Ust-Ilimsk forest lease areas. The company has recently been subcontracting forest lease areas in Ust-Ilimsk for harvesting by third party. While the subcontracted volumes have been successfully increased,...

Russian timber industry news #14-2015

30 July 2015 ` 15:42  
– In January-June 2015, Lesozavod 25 increased processing of sawlogs by 6.8% to 558,000 m3. – The Swedish company Valutec is currently carrying out the final stage of 11 drying kilns delivery for the Russian enterprise “Asia-Les” based...

Russian timber industry news #13-2015

19 July 2015 ` 18:07  
– By the end of 2014, Volga pulpmill (Balakhna, Nizhny Novgorod region) has produced 494,700 tonnes of newsprint, which is 10.3% less than in 2013. The selling price has increased from 16,305 roubles per tonne in 2013 to...

Global timber market review #12-2015

1 July 2015 ` 20:25  
– Gradual EU economy revival combined with the global economy upward trend will encourage the growth of demand for the Finnish forest sector products, such a conclusion was reached by the Natural Resources Institute of Finland (Luke). Luke...

Global timber market review #6-2015

7 April 2015 ` 14:23  
– American woodworking equipment producer USNR announced that it has acquired Söderhamn Eriksson (Sweden). – Raute Corporation will supply plywood equipment for the veneer mill of Latvijas Finieris Group in Kohila, Estonia. – Stora Enso plans to rationalise...

Global timber market review #4-2015

11 March 2015 ` 13:49  
- Germany’s woodworking machinery industry is expecting solid sales growth in 2015, but downturn is expected in Russia. - Raute’s net sales amounted to €94.0 million in 2014, up 13%. - John Deere’s global forestry sales in 2015...

Russian timber industry news #4-2015

11 March 2015 ` 14:16  
- In the autumn of 2015, three new pellet mills delivered by Hekotek will be put into operation in the Irkutsk region. - The EU requested the establishment of a dispute settlement panel at the World Trade Organization...

In 2014, lumber output in Arkhangelsk region remained at 1.5m m3

31 December 2014 ` 03:43  
The expected volume of wood harvesting in the Arkhangelsk region, according to the preliminary results of 2014, will be 11.5 million m3, which is slightly more than last year, said the head of the regional forestry at the...

Global Trends Review, November 17-30, 2014: North America waits for housing recovery; EU architects presented construction outlook

8 December 2014 ` 19:50  
A slower than forecast recovery in the North American housing sector continued to dampen earnings among some of the continent’s largest timber producers, TTJ reported. Weyerhaeuser’s wood products division expected earnings to fall towards the end of the...

Rent payments for forest resources in Russia may grow since 2015

1 September 2014 ` 20:00  
Given the favourable market conditions, the Russian Forest Service intends to hike forest rent in order to increase the profitability of forestry, as Russian Forestry News reported. In 2009-2014, these rates remained unchanged. The draft resolution provides for...

Largest logging companies of Russia in 2012-2013, thousand m3

26 July 2014 ` 14:42  
In the following table, the largest logging companies of Russia in 2012-2013 are named, in thousand m3. Source: RosStat, company data, WhatWood estimations. More on the topic in the Russian Forest Industry Annual Review. Company Region 2012 2013...