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By 2030, the volume of wooden housing in Russia can grow to 30 million m2

19 May 2019 ` 10:00  
According to the Association of wooden housing construction the volume of construction of wooden houses in Russia can be assessed in the amount of 11.5 million square meters in 2017 and 11.2 million square meters in 2018, and...

Ukraine imposed a ban on the import of Russian plywood

15 May 2019 ` 14:00  
According to Interfax, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has expanded the list of goods prohibited from being imported into the territory of Ukraine from the Russian Federation; various types of plywood have fallen into it. This decision...

China launches like an octopus its tentacles in the world of the forest, but most of all plagued Russia

In China, the volume of wood processing increases annually. Sharply limiting logging in its own forests, China turned to imports, including from the rich forest power of Russia. The increased demand for forest in China is responsible for...

Russian Timber Journal 03-2019: volume of timber in Russia has exceeded in 2018 its historical peak; the WhatWood analytical review of the market pellet in Russia; China increased its imports of birch veneer logs; export OSB from Canada doubled; negative outlook Moody’s for the global timber industry complex in 2019-2020

8 April 2019 ` 15:00  
Russian Timber Journal No. 03-2019: the volume of logging in Russia exceeded its historical maximum in 2018; WhatWood Agency conducted a study on the pellet market in Russia; the downward trend in the export of unprocessed round timber...

In 2018, exports of forest products from Finland increased by 5%, and imports – by 34%

In 2018, the value of exports of forest products from Finland amounted to €13,20 billion, +5% yoy, according to Luke. For comparison: according to the calculations of the WhatWood agency, exports of forest products from Russia to 2018 amounted...

In February 2019, sawn softwood production in Russia increased to 2 million m3

20 March 2019 ` 14:00  
According to Rosstat on March 20, 2019, the volume of production of sawn softwood in Russia in February 2019 amounted to 1 849 thousand m3. Compared to the same period last year, an increase of 9.4% or 106...

President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin: “National projects should become an incentive for Russian business, for the rapid development of advanced technologies, the production of new goods and services”

Vladimir Putin took part in the plenary session of the XI forum of the all-Russian public organization Business Russia. According to the President of the Russian Federation, the role of business in solving strategic problems is really very large,...

In 2017, the wood pellet export from Russia grew by one quarter

6 February 2018 ` 15:43  
In 2017, Russian pellet manufacturers set another record for export sales, selling a total of 1.4 million pellets (+26% as compared to 2016). The export growth was ensured by new enterprises and reaching the production capacities by previously...

Plywood exports from Russia grew 18% to 1.3m m3 in the first half of 2016

7 September 2016 ` 01:15  
Out of Top 10 importers of Russian plywood, only Turkey cut delivery volumes by 7% down to 67,000 m3. The other leaders were ramping up imports steadily. The largest buyer were the U.S. with 169,000 m3 (+22% yoy),...

WhatWood: Market capacity of white plywood in Moscow region in 2015 amounted to 0.5m m3

23 June 2016 ` 08:42  
In 2015, Russia had about 65 enterprises for the production of plywood. Total production amounted to 3.6 million m3 (+1.9% compared to 2014), of which 2.1 million m3 were sold to export markets, as reported in a recent...

Global timber market review #11-2016

23 June 2016 ` 07:27  
– Latest EU import data shows that tropical plywood has continued to lose share in the EU plywood market over the last two years, ITTO reported. Tropical hardwood faced plywood has lost share mainly to Chinese plywood faced...