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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 #20-2016

22 November 2016 ` 02:40  
- According to ITTO, the bankruptcy of the Hanjin shipping line has thrown ports and retailers around the world into confusion. Recently written notices were received from shipping companies and agents that the prices for ocean shipping from...

Russian timber industry news #17-2016

3 October 2016 ` 11:20  
- Karelia Pulp has officially announced its intention to redeem Kondopoga pulpmill at the auction, which presumably will take place in the spring of 2017. “Through our own investments, we have consolidated more than 50% of debts of...

Russian timber industry news #10-2016

3 June 2016 ` 15:53  
- The Russian market of laminate flooring in 2016 will remain on the last year’s level. According to the experts of Kastamonu, the total consumption of laminate flooring in 2016 will be about 80 million m2. “The stagnation...

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...

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 #10-2015

10 June 2015 ` 16:14  
– Zabaikalsky region governor Konstantin Ilkovsky has visited the site of priority investment project TsPK Polyarnaya. According to the regional authorities, the project is going on schedule. The project will comprise three stages. – On 18 May 2015,...

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....

Russian timber industry news #8-2015

13 May 2015 ` 15:20  
– At the meeting of Karelia governor Alexander Khudilainen with the Managing Director of the American company Development & Investment LLC Charles Munger the parties signed a cooperation agreement providing for the construction of a housing factory. –...

Russian timber industry news #5-2015

27 March 2015 ` 10:32  
– In St. Petersburg, Finnish company Skaala opened a plant for the production of energy-efficient wooden windows. – In case of state procurement contracts, Russian producers of furniture may count on a 15% preference in price compared to...

Global timber market review #3-2015

26 February 2015 ` 12:42  
- On the background of oil prices being misbalanced, Canadian forestry is flourishing. - In 2014, British Columbia’s softwood lumber exports to China have fallen for the first time in nearly a decade. - The forest business in...

Russian timber industry news #2-2015

10 February 2015 ` 14:03  
RusForest announced preliminary 2014 results: sawlog harvesting in Magistralny decreased 10.7% to 278,896 m3, compared with 312,228 m3 in 2013. For large-scale modernization of Arkhangelsk LDK-3, an increase in the allowable cut to 2 million m3 will be...