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Chinese imports of logs drop sharply in 1H 2020

10 September 2020 ` 12:22  
China’s log imports fell sharply in 1H 2020 to 24.51 million m³ valued at US$3.558 billion, down 60% in volume and 62% in value from the same period of 2019. Of total log imports, softwood log imports fell 61%...

Japan significantly reduced imports of Russian veneer logs

21 August 2020 ` 15:44  
The Russian government has been promoting wood processing in the Russian Far East region and log export duty has been raised step by step, which reduced supply of larch logs for plywood manufacturing in Japan. The duty was...

WRI: The Coronavirus has not stopped the global trade of forest products

1 July 2020 ` 18:34  
The Coronavirus Epidemic has negatively impacted the supply chains for numerous industry sectors worldwide the past few months. Many commodity products saw reduced trade during March and April, a result of reduced demand, closures of manufacturing facilities to...

Russia: logs and woodworking products exports have been declining for two quarters

15 June 2020 ` 10:12  
Two quarters in a row there is a decrease in Russian logs and woodworking products exports. In 4Q 2019, the decline was 6% YoY, and in 1Q 2020 was -7% YoY. It’s forecasted, 2Q 2020 is also disappointing...

The State Duma was submitted a law-in-draft on a long-term moratorium on raw timber exports until December 1, 2035

15 March 2019 ` 07:21  
Raw timber exports as this would contradict with the rules of the World Trade Organization as well as of the international treaties of the Russian Federation, but a ban on harvesting for exports. It is proposed to amend...

In January and February 2019, the logging of the timber industry enterprises of GC “Titan” has exceeded 700 thousand cubic meters

9 March 2019 ` 14:00  
As reported by the press service of GC “Titan”, since the beginning of 2019, the enterprises of the General supplier of timber for Arkhangelsk PPM – GC” Titan ” harvested 715.2 thousand m³ of wood, which is 203.1...

The new Fuchs reloader operates on the territory of the Velsky timber industry complex

18 January 2019 ` 19:00  
New equipment continues to enter the Velsky timber industry complex. In January, the company’s truck workshop was replenished with new Fuchs loaders. The equipment is designed for the formation of stacks, loading, and unloading of sawlogs and will...

Russian Timber Journal 03-2018: Russia reduces logging volumes, introduces quotas for the export of birch veneer logs and tightens requirements for new priority forest investment projects

31 March 2018 ` 13:22  
In 2017, the harvesting volume in Russia amounted to 212.4 million m3, which is 0.65% less than in 2016. In the regional context, the greatest decrease in harvesting occurred in the regions of the Volga Federal District (-8%,...

Russia imposed Russia export duties duties for some Far East log species

20 December 2017 ` 10:50  
The Russian government approved the tariff quotas for exports of separate types of coniferous wood. Quotas were introduced for the Far Eastern species: the Ayan spruce (Picea jezoensis), Khingan fir (Abies nephrolepis) and the Daurian larch (Larix dahurica)...

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...

Russian timber industry news #16-2016

18 September 2016 ` 21:58  
– Segezha Group may engage in the production of CLT panels, said the President of the company Sergey Pomelov in an interview with Vedomosti business paper. The group also plans to increase production volumes and reduce costs at...

Global timber market review #14-15-2016

6 September 2016 ` 02:37  
– The global engineered wood products market will be driven by demand for cost-effective and environmentally friendly wood products all through 2020 and will grow at a CAGR of more than 26%, as said in the report prepared...