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Russian timber industry news #6-2015

7 April 2015 ` 14:28  
– On March 17, 2015, Lesozavod 25 commissioned a second pellet production line of 60,000 tons per year at its Tsiglomen site. – According to Karelia Pulp CEO Pavel Kalugin, growth of domestic lumber demand led to production...

Global timber market review #1-2015

28 January 2015 ` 15:44  
Dear colleagues, since 2015, the review of global timber trends will be published on the website in short only. Please consider subscription for the journal in order to get regular updates on the key events of the Russian...

Global Trends Review, December 01-14, 2014: Global pattern of softwood lumber demand in 2014

23 December 2014 ` 16:59  
Demand for softwood lumber has been steadily increasing on a worldwide basis since the great recession. As a result, lumber shipments in 2014 are the highest since 2007 by far, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly. Lumber prices...

Largest logging companies of Russia in 2012-2013, thousand m3

26 July 2014 ` 14:42  
In the following table, the largest logging companies of Russia in 2012-2013 are named, in thousand m3. Source: RosStat, company data, WhatWood estimations. More on the topic in the Russian Forest Industry Annual Review. Company Region 2012 2013...

Investlesprom prepared for axle load limit, intends to decrease log purchase prices in NW Russia

25 April 2014 ` 13:54  
The largest enterprises of the Russian timber industry holding Investlesprom have stocked wood resources sufficient for smooth operations during the spring impassability of roads, the press service of the holding reported. In the spring, regional authorities traditionally impose...

Global Trends Review, April 07-20, 2014: raw wood concerns around the world; lumber production in Finland predicted to grow 2% in 2014

24 April 2014 ` 21:01  
According to the latest Eurostat figures quoted by Fordaq, in 2013 not only the sawmills from Europe made their presence obvious on the Chinese market, but also EU’s softwood log exporters more than tripled their deliveries compared to...

Global Trends Review, March 24 – April 06, 2014: The year in Europe starts with growing construction; China bans logging in Heilongjiang

14 April 2014 ` 19:58  
In January 2014 compared with January 2013, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector increased by 8.8% in the euro area (EU18) and by 7.3% in the EU28, as Fordaq said quoting Eurostat. The highest increases in production...

WhatWood: Pulpwood trade balance and logging cost structure in North-West Russia

14 March 2014 ` 23:54  
Pulpwood balance in Vologda region is around +3.14 million m3, according to estimations of WhatWood analysts that were published in the special section of Russian Forest Industry Annual Review 2013. This is the highest rate among North-West Russia...

Global Trends Review, February 10-23, 2014: EU timber consumption slowly rising; Japanese timber demand prospects are unclear

2 March 2014 ` 17:39  
Consumption of softwood lumber in Europe is slowly increasing from a very low level, according to Fordaq which quotes study by International Forest Industries (IFI) published at woodnet.se. The sharp decline by 32% in past years was mainly...

Pulpwood deficit in Karelia in 2013 amounted to 2.7 million m3

16 January 2014 ` 20:53  
In 2013, the deficit of softwood for the pulp and paper industry of Karelia amounted to 2.7 million m3, and raw materials for the mills are imported from outside the region. Currently the annual allowable cut in Karelia...

Kondopoga CEO: spruce pulpwood in Karelia is almost twice as expensive as in Komi

27 December 2013 ` 14:17  
Debts of Kondopoga pulp and paper mill to the loggers (first of all, those located in Vologda region) were put into the registry debts list, and the mill is not able to settle it now, because it is...

Global Trends Review, December 02-08, 2013: reports of UNECE, EU Flooring Association and German Pellet Institute published

13 December 2013 ` 03:53  
The UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) announced that the residential construction volume in Europe is expected to fall this year before a slight increase in 2014, TTJ reported. “While a short- or mid-term recovery is unlikely in...