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In Russia, the number of applications for the construction of wooden houses increased by 30% YoY in March 2020

6 July 2020 ` 13:37  
The Wooden Housing Construction Association supposes that the total production, construction, and sales of such housing can grow by 15–20% in six months. The growth in demand for wooden houses is conditioned by the “stay-at-home regime” due to...

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...

China’s sawn timber imports from Russia in Jan-Apr 2020 down 12.8%

22 June 2020 ` 18:25  
In January-April 2020, Russian sawn timber exports decreased by 6% YoY to 9.96 million м3. In April 2020, exports decreased by 13.3% YoY to 2.77 million м3. The largest importer of Russian sawn timber – China, in January-April...

Declining of sawn timber exports from Russia: 2008-2009 Vs 2020

19 June 2020 ` 12:30  
In the global financial crisis the downward trend lasted for six consecutive quarters in 2008-2009 (from Q4 2007 to Q1 2009). The strongest decline was in the European direction: exports from Russia dropped by 27% (which was the...

Logs exports from Russia to Finland is declining a moderate pace

17 June 2020 ` 15:10  
In 1Q 2020, softwood and hardwood logs exports from Russia to Finland decreased by 8.8% to 1.12 million m3. However, exports of hardwood raw materials almost did not change: there was just a slight decrease of 1.4% 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...

Russia: logs and woodworking products exports have been declining for two quarters

15 June 2020 ` 10:12  
Two quarters in a row there is a decrease in Russian logs and woodworking products exports. In 4Q 2019, the decline was 6% YoY, and in 1Q 2020 was -7% YoY. It’s forecasted, 2Q 2020 is also disappointing...

In January-April 2020, Russian wood pulp exports grew by 8.4%

11 June 2020 ` 16:35  
According to the Federal Customs Service of Russia, in January-April 2020, the volume of wood pulp exports increased by 8.4% YoY to 767,600 tons. In value terms, exports fell by 18.2% YoY to $ 325.5 million. Over the...

In 1Q 2020 Russian sawn timber exports to China decreased by 15%

27 May 2020 ` 18:05  
The volume exports of Russian sawn timber to China in 1Q 2020 decreased by 15% QOQ to 3.9 million m³. The decrease in consumption in the Chinese market due to the restrictions introduced, against the backdrop of the...

Russia: sawn timber exports is falling at the high rates over the past 5 years

21 May 2020 ` 11:14  
According to customs statistics, in 1Q 2020 the decline in sawn timber exports amounted to 7.7% to 6.83 million m³. The reason was the decrease in consumption in the Chinese market due to the restrictions introduced, against 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...