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WhatWood Agency has completed an update to its annual survey Russian OSB market in 2019-2020

29 October 2020 ` 16:46  
Russian OSB market is quite young. The first imported products appeared in the late 1990s. In the period from 1997 to 2014 OSB demand has doubled annually (largely due to the low base effect). Until 2012 there was...

“The majority of the profit is attributable to timber industry clients; this is around 75%,” WhatWood spoke with Management at Metadynea (Metafrax Group) – Russia’s largest synthetic resins producer

21 October 2020 ` 14:16  
Today, phenol-formaldehyde resins are widely applied as a binding agent to produce wood-based panels. Metafrax Group is the largest producer of formalin and synthetic resins in Russia. What share in the revenue structure is attributable to timber industry...

Small enterprises are mastering OSB production. Interview with the head of Rozas LLC, an OSB production newcomer

21 August 2020 ` 17:40  
The issues of effective disposal of waste from harvesting, woodworking, and value-added wood processing have been particularly topical for Russia in the post-Soviet period. Today, more and more small Russian enterprises are opening their own board production facilities, thereby...

Russia reduced the production of wood-based panels in January-July 2020

20 August 2020 ` 10:55  
According to data from the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat) in January-July 2020, plywood production in Russia decreased by 5.9% YoY to 2.3 million m³. The output of fiberboard (including MDF/HDF/flooring) decreased as well – by 11.7% YoY...

Russian Timber Journal 07-2020: small enterprises are mastering OSB production; Russian Government gave new instructions for the development of the timber industry; Viktoria Abramchenko, Russian Deputy Prime Minister, proposes to combine the powers of forestry and timber industry in one federal body

Russian Timber Journal 07-2020: small enterprises are mastering OSB production, interview with the head of Rozas LLC, an OSB production newcomer; Russian Government gave new instructions for the development of the timber industry; Viktoria Abramchenko, Russian Deputy Prime...

Norbord reports 2Q 2020 earnings

10 August 2020 ` 12:12  
Norbord Inc. reported Adjusted EBITDA of $84 million for 2Q 2020 compared to $75 million in 1Q 2020 and $36 million in 2Q 2019. The quarter-over-quarter increase was primarily due to lower manufacturing costs, partially offset by lower...

Russia cut wood-based panels production in January-May 2020

17 June 2020 ` 14:24  
According to the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat), plywood production in Russia in January-May 2020 decreased by 5.9% YoY to 1.6 million m³. The production of fiberboard (including MDF / HDF / floorings) also decreased by 15.2% YoY...

Russian Timber Journal 05-2020: how the current decline in exports of timber products caused by COVID-19 is similar to the situation of the 2008-2009 crisis; the Russian Government granted a six-month deferral to priority investment projects in the forest sector; DNS Les started producing OSB in Primorsky region

Russian Timber Journal 05-2020: comparing the 2008-2009 crisis with the current decline of forest products exports during the pandemic; in the Russian Far East was opened the first OSB production; the Russian government has granted a six-month deferment to...

DNS Les launched the OSB production In the Primorsk region

3 June 2020 ` 09:41  
June 2, 2020, DNS Les launched OSB production in Spassk-Dalniy, the design capacity of the plant is 60,000 m³/year. Investments for the implementation of the project amounted to 1.38 billion rubles. The Governor of Primorsk region Oleg Kozhemyako took...

Rozas company to invest 260.5 million rubles into OSB production in the Perm region

12 May 2020 ` 17:23  
The company Rozas is specializing in timber harvesting and woodworking and ready to invest 260.5 million rubles in the construction of a new line for the production of OSB from deadwood. This will increase the efficiency of processing...

Russian Forest Industry during the pandemic

28 April 2020 ` 17:32  
The Russian timber industry slowed down in 2019, but not as much as it could have decelerated in such circumstances. However, export earnings of the Russian timber industry in 2019 decreased by 8.36% totaling $12.27 billion. The output...

Russian Timber Journal 12-2019: in 2019, plywood production in Russia showed a positive trend; U.S. and China reach “phase one” trade deal; WRQ: Q3’19 global softwood lumber trade on track to be higher than 2018; Moody’s 2020 outlook for the global paper and forest products industry remains negative

Russian Timber Journal 12-2019: in 2019, plywood production in Russia showed a positive trend; U.S. and China reach “phase one” trade deal; WRQ: Q3’19 global softwood lumber trade on track to be higher than 2018; Moody’s 2020 outlook...