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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...

Global timber market review #17-2015

14 September 2015 ` 22:38  
– According to a representative from one of the main redwood markets in Beijing, some 12 stores selling redwood products have closed and only 2 remained open as of the end of July. The future for solid wood...

Russian timber industry news #14-2015

30 July 2015 ` 15:42  
– In January-June 2015, Lesozavod 25 increased processing of sawlogs by 6.8% to 558,000 m3. – The Swedish company Valutec is currently carrying out the final stage of 11 drying kilns delivery for the Russian enterprise “Asia-Les” based...

Global timber market review #14-2015

30 July 2015 ` 15:38  
– Norwegian wood-products company Moelven will shut down Nössemark Trä AB sawmill in Sweden, Fordaq says quoting Sverige Radio. Moelven’s CEO, Erik Sjölund, hopes that a new owner could be found. – China’s Customs has reported that timber...

Russian timber industry news #11-2015

18 June 2015 ` 15:23  
– At the end of May 2015, several investment agreements were signed at the third economic forum “Vladimir region: local centre of import substitution”, including the one on the construction of an MDF mill in Murom on Siempelkamp...

Russian timber industry news #10-2015

10 June 2015 ` 16:14  
– Zabaikalsky region governor Konstantin Ilkovsky has visited the site of priority investment project TsPK Polyarnaya. According to the regional authorities, the project is going on schedule. The project will comprise three stages. – On 18 May 2015,...

Global timber market review #8-2015

13 May 2015 ` 15:14  
– The price of wood pellets in Germany has fallen sharply in April compared to the previous month. – At the end of the heating season, the price of ENplusA1 wood pellets in Austria has also declined considerably...

Russian timber industry news #5-2015

27 March 2015 ` 10:32  
– In St. Petersburg, Finnish company Skaala opened a plant for the production of energy-efficient wooden windows. – In case of state procurement contracts, Russian producers of furniture may count on a 15% preference in price compared to...