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In May 2020 Finland reduced timber harvesting by 14%

3 July 2020 ` 17:45  
In May 2020, 3.5 million m³ of roundwood was harvested for use by the forest industries in Finland. This removal volume was down 14% from the previous year and 4% above the ten-year May average. Sawlogs accounted for...

China: booming roundwood supplies from the Czech Republic and Germany in 2019

23 April 2020 ` 12:35  
China’s log imports in 2019 totalled 60.57 million m3 valued at US$9.434 billion (CIF), a year on year increase of just 1% in volume but there was a decline in the value of imports by 14%. The average...

Russian Timber Journal 05-2019: WhatWood interview with CEO of Altailes; Causes of dropping prices for Russian plywood; Wood product exports hit by US tariffs; Rosleskhoz supported distant monitoring of forests; WhatWood’s study of Russian forest products exports and imports for 4 years; Sawmill profit margins fell substantially in North America

Russian Timber Journal 05-2019: WhatWood interview with CEO of Altailes; Causes of dropping prices for Russian plywood; Wood product exports hit by US tariffs; Rosleskhoz supported distant monitoring of forests; WhatWood’s study of Russian forest products exports and...

During the navigation period, the first batches of roundwood were delivered to the Lesosibirsk LDK №1

22 May 2019 ` 14:00  
More than 24 thousand cubic meters of wood raw materials in rafts and about 3 thousand cubic meters on barges came to raid of Lesosibirsk LDK №1 (part of the Segezha Group, AFK “Sistema”) in the Krasnoyarsk region....

WhatWood: the tremendous increase in the volume of wood in 2018 led to the imbalance of supply and demand of timber on the domestic market of Russia

The consultant of WhatWood agency Marina Zotova made a report on «Forest balance of Russia» in the conference «Timber & sawn wood market», organized by MaxConference on the 25th of April  in Moscow. The volume of timber harvesting in...

Tyumen region decided to focus on the development of highly profitable wood processing industries

In the near future, new mini-pulp and paper mills and corrugated production may appear in Tyumen. A detailed discussion of the potential of the region was held within the framework of the National forest forum-2019 in Tyumen from...

Russian timber industry news #16-2016

18 September 2016 ` 21:58  
– Segezha Group may engage in the production of CLT panels, said the President of the company Sergey Pomelov in an interview with Vedomosti business paper. The group also plans to increase production volumes and reduce costs at...

Russian timber industry news #9-2016

27 May 2016 ` 11:37  
– The Central Asian and Northern African markets remained difficult in the Q1 2016, as Rusforest mentioned in its quarterly report. However, the company managed to redirect more low-quality product sales to the Japanese market instead. – Pomorskaya...

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...

Global timber market review #3-2016

28 February 2016 ` 16:18  
– The decline in Canada’s sawnwood exports to China has turned sawmills to look for alternative export markets. Possible candidates to make up for the weak low-grade lumber market in China are South Korea, Japan, India and other...