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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...

Global timber market review #10-2016

3 June 2016 ` 15:51  
– With declining log inventories at the Chinese ports (about 40% lower than the same time last year) and an uptick in demand for wood in the domestic market, importation of logs has been trending upwards in the...

WhatWood: Import substitution has changed the OSB market in Russia in 2015

22 March 2016 ` 15:15  
The situation on the Russian OSB market has changed dramatically in the second half of 2014 – 2015, as stated in the third edition of the analytical review “OSB market in Russia” published by WhatWood agency in March...

WhatWood announces the 5th annual review Russian Forest Industry in 2015-2016

WhatWood analytic agency has started preparation of the 5th annual review Russian Forest Industry in 2015-2016. As usual, at this time of the year we summarize the results of the past year and give the overview of the...

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...

Russian timber industry news #1-2016

7 February 2016 ` 19:38  
– From 1 January 2016, the Russian government prohibited organizations under the jurisdiction of Turkey or controlled by citizens of Turkey to engage in a whole complex of works and services, including wood processing, construction, architecture and design....

Global timber market review #22-2015

26 December 2015 ` 00:49  
– The consensus at the International Softwood Conference was that the industry is still dealing with the consequences of global recession in many areas. The international speaker line-up at the recent Amsterdam event highlighted different countries emerging from...