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Russian Timber Journal 07-2018: WhatWood interview with Ali Kiliç, General Director of Kastamonu in Russia; the minimum growth rate of sawnwood exports from Russia in the last seven years; and sawn softwood exports from Russia to China, Japan, Europe by producers

3 August 2018 ` 15:32  
The devaluation of the ruble has led to a deplorable state of the already unsteady economy in our country. However, the reliance on import substitution stimulates domestic enterprises not to stop in development. And while large companies continue...

Russian plywood and panel industry in 2015-2016: financial status and capacities

17 February 2017 ` 16:00  
We publish the abstracts of WhatWood’s chief editor Kirill Baranov presentation at the conference “Panel industry of Russia”, which was held by the editorial board of the journal LesPromInform in October 2016 at Lesdrevmash Expo. During this time...

WhatWood Russian Monthly Lumber Report #15 (Oct’ 2016): seasonal decline of wood supplies; tough competition in Egypt; export seasonality

11 December 2016 ` 23:54  
Read in the latest issue of our monthly review of Russian sawmilling industry WhatWood Russian Monthly Lumber Report #15 (October 2016): Seasonal decline of timber supplies to lumber mills in late September and October has resulted in decrease in production...

In Q1 2016, Russian softwood lumber exports reached a historic high of 5.2m m3

11 May 2016 ` 22:51  
In March 2016, the sales of softwood lumber from Russia to foreign markets grew by 32% (m/m), or by 5.5% year on year to 2.2 million m3. The value was $256 million, which is 30% higher than last...

WhatWood: in February 2016, softwood lumber exports from Russia grew 29% to 1.7 million m3

7 April 2016 ` 18:30  
In February 2016, deliveries of softwood lumber from Russia to foreign markets rose by 29% (m/m). On the annual basis, exports also increased by 6.7% to 1.7 million m3. The value of exports amounted to $198 million, which...

WhatWood: Import substitution has changed the OSB market in Russia in 2015

22 March 2016 ` 15:15  
The situation on the Russian OSB market has changed dramatically in the second half of 2014 – 2015, as stated in the third edition of the analytical review “OSB market in Russia” published by WhatWood agency in March...

Global timber market review #5-2016

22 March 2016 ` 14:46  
– Imports of structural laminated lumber to Japan has been over 700,000 m3 in the recent years, so the market seems to be established, ITTO reported. Meantime, the prices declined because of sluggish market in 2015. The demand...

Global timber market review #4-2016

10 March 2016 ` 01:34  
– According to rough estimations published by ITTO, log imports from the North America to Japan in 2015 were 2.444 million m3, 19.8% less than in 2014, which is the second annual decline in a row. Based on...

WhatWood: Russian softwood lumber prices fell by 22% in 2015

8 February 2016 ` 03:32  
In 2015, sales of softwood lumber from Russia to foreign markets increased by 5% to 22.4 million m3, but the average value fell by $753 million to $2.7 billion. General decline in prices amounted to 22% in dollar...

Global timber market review #22-2015

26 December 2015 ` 00:49  
– The consensus at the International Softwood Conference was that the industry is still dealing with the consequences of global recession in many areas. The international speaker line-up at the recent Amsterdam event highlighted different countries emerging from...

WhatWood: Softwood lumber exports from Russia to Japan fell 12% in August

15 October 2015 ` 17:32  
Softwood lumber exports from Russia to Japan in August 2015 amounted to 54,300 m3, which is 12% lower than in the previous month and 2% lower than in August 2014. This is the lowest rate in the last...

Global timber market review #18-2015

5 October 2015 ` 13:46  
– After adjusting production at its spruce sawmills in Finland, Metsä Wood will start statutory employee negotiations to adjust also pine lumber production due to oversupply and price competition. – European lumber exports to Japan in the first...