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European plywood imports slump

2 July 2020 ` 17:34  
According to analysis of latest UK Government and Eurostat statistics, total plywood imports by the EU27+UK (excluding internal trade) dropped by 16% YoY to 1.58 million m3 from January-April 2020. This follows a dip of 5.3% YoY to...

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...

Tomsklesprom Xudong LLC (China) will launch a plywood plant based on the Asinovsky LPK by the end of 2020

11 June 2020 ` 15:40  
LLC Tomsklesprom Syudun was registered on May 28 in Asino. The founders were Xudong LLC (51%) and Henda-Sibir LLC (49%). Henda-Siberia LLC is registered in the Teguldetsky district of the Tomsk region and is engaged in logging. The...

Russia has been increasing plywood exports at the fastest pace since 2016

21 May 2020 ` 11:10  
According to customs statistics, in 1Q 2020, plywood exports increased by 11.4% to 735,300 m³. This rise is caused by the desire of producers to supply plywood in foreign markets due to subsidence in demand in the domestic...

In 1Q 2020, China’s plywood exports fell 85%

20 May 2020 ` 13:02  
According to China Customs, in 1Q 2020, China’s plywood exports were 1.85 million m³ valued at US$787.6 million, a drop of 85% and 82% respectively over the same period in 2019. The main markets for plywood exports in...

The situation on the forest products market in 2019 – 1Q 2020 in Russia and the world

18 May 2020 ` 17:39  
In 2019 slowdown in the global economy, geopolitical tensions have pulled a decline in demand for forest products. Prices for most forest products remained at low bases. Only to 1Q 2020, prices on world markets for pulp, plywood,...

Russian Wood Resources Price Bulletin 04-2020 has published

5 May 2020 ` 16:00  
Uncertainty in the timber harvest market is increasing. Interviewed WhatWood industry participants continue to maintain a moderate-downbeat mood. In February-March, mills actively bought the necessary raw materials from the market, saturating its stock exchanges. Russian particleboard, MDF, plywood...

In Q1 2020, plywood production in Russia declined by 6.2%

1 May 2020 ` 16:34  
In Q1 2020, the production of plywood in Russia fell by 6.2% to 972.900 m3 yoy. The main drop was recorded in January (-12.3% m/m). 84% of all Russian plywood production is concentrated in three Federal Districts: Volga...

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...

Sveza may suspend plywood production

23 April 2020 ` 17:19  
During the coronavirus pandemic, Sveza is considering several options for stress testing its plywood business, starting from a 20% cut production to a complete shutdown. Anatoly Frishman, CEO of Sveza, said this in an interview to RBC. In...

Brexit “awful for the UK plywood market”

20 February 2020 ` 13:38  
“Brexit has been awful for the market, with uncertainty affecting demand, projects delayed and households deferring spending,” said a UK plywood importer. “Merchants are saying it’s quieter, which in turn affects us as importers.”, reports ITTO. UK plywood...

For 18 years Sveza has increased the volume of shipment of plywood in sea containers by 30 times

24 August 2019 ` 09:30  
July became for «Sveza» in Uralskiy as record month for the shipment of plywood in sea containers, the press service of the company. More than 350 units with plywood went to twenty foreign ports. Among these markets are...