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WhatWood Agency has completed an update to its annual survey Plywood market in Russia 2019-2020

27 October 2020 ` 11:25  
In 2019 plywood production in Russia did not change significantly compared to 2018 and was at the level of 4 million m³. Softwood plywood is produced by two factories located in Siberia – Ilim Timber in Bratsk and...

“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...

There has been a steady decline in the volume of Japan’s plywood imports in 1H 2020

2 September 2020 ` 17:54  
The volume of plywood imports dropped 28% YoY in 1H of 2020. Indonesia and Malaysia are the top shippers of plywood to Japan accounting for over 80% of all plywood imports. In June arrivals from Malaysia were down...

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...

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...

Russian plywood exports grew by 4.7% in 1H 2020

10 August 2020 ` 17:49  
According to the Federal Customs Service of Russia, in 1H 2020, the volume of plywood exports increased by 4.7% YoY to 1.416 million m³. At the same time, in value terms, Russian plywood supplies fell by 3.2% YoY to $ 570.2...

Japan’s plywood imports from China over 20% lower in May 2020

4 August 2020 ` 18:26  
Until March 2020 Japan reported a slight increase imports of plywood from the top three shippers, Indonesia, Malaysia and China. Starting in April and so far statistically recognized also in May import volumes trended down. Plywood imports from...

WhatWood Timber Industry Analytics Agency has completed the update of the annual review Plywood market in Russia 2019-2020

24 July 2020 ` 13:10  
In June 2020, WhatWood Analytics Agency completed its annual analytic survey Plywood Market in Russia 2019-2020. Here is the summary and key conclusions. In 2019, plywood production in Russia basically remained at the last year’s level of 4...

EBRD will give loans to Belarus timber industry

17 July 2020 ` 16:31  
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development made a decision to support VMG Group’s business in Belarus. VMG Industry FLLC located in Mogilev Special Economic Zone and Swoods Export FLLC from Borisovo will receive loans. Specifically, the company from...

Russian Timber Journal 06-2020: interview with Thomas Meth, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Enviva Partners; plywood export from Russia demonstrates confident growth; according to Rosleskhoz data, timber harvesting in Russia reduced by 8% in 2019 by final Rosleskhoz data

Russian Timber Journal 06-2020: interview with Thomas Meth, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Enviva Partners; plywood export from Russia demonstrates confident growth; according to Rosleskhoz data, timber harvesting in Russia reduced by 8% in 2019...

Ilim Timber targets European markets

13 July 2020 ` 15:42  
The three leaders exporting plywood to Europe are Ilim Timber, Zheshart Plywood Mill, and UPM-Kyummene Chudovo. The positions of the largest exporter were transferred to the supplier of softwood plywood Ilim Timber with a volume of 87,300 m3...