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Global timber market review #6-2015

7 April 2015 ` 14:23  
– American woodworking equipment producer USNR announced that it has acquired Söderhamn Eriksson (Sweden). – Raute Corporation will supply plywood equipment for the veneer mill of Latvijas Finieris Group in Kohila, Estonia. – Stora Enso plans to rationalise...

Timber companies signed several agreements at the Krasnoyarsk economic forum

27 March 2015 ` 10:43  
In the framework of XII Krasnoyarsk Economic Forum, several cooperation agreements have been concluded between the regional Ministry of natural resources and environment and companies implementing investment projects in the region. SP Biva company intends to complete the...

WhatWood: in 2014, Russian softwood lumber prices declined at almost all sales markets

11 March 2015 ` 14:28  
In 2014, Russia increased its exports of sawn softwood by 5.1% to 21.4 million m3 (+1.7% to $3.5 billion in value terms), but prices during the year has been decreasing at almost all sales markets, despite the export-friendly...

Global timber market review #4-2015

11 March 2015 ` 13:49  
– Germany’s woodworking machinery industry is expecting solid sales growth in 2015, but downturn is expected in Russia. – Raute’s net sales amounted to €94.0 million in 2014, up 13%. – John Deere’s global forestry sales in 2015...

Russian timber industry news #3-2015

26 February 2015 ` 12:57  
– Sakhles company has put into operation a Japanese automatic sawing line, which will increase the processing of sawlogs to 36 thousand m3. – Arkhangelsk anti-monopoly body approved the purchase of 70.71% stake in Arkhangelsk LDK-3 by Lesozavod...

Global timber market review #3-2015

26 February 2015 ` 12:42  
– On the background of oil prices being misbalanced, Canadian forestry is flourishing. – In 2014, British Columbia’s softwood lumber exports to China have fallen for the first time in nearly a decade. – The forest business in...

Ivan Luketina, New Zealand: The country is unlikely to switch to lumber exports to China

10 February 2015 ` 14:14  
New Zealand competes with Russia on the Chinese market of raw wood, although at the expense of having problems in its own forest industry. What will be the logging volume in the coming years and does the country...

Russian timber industry news #2-2015

10 February 2015 ` 14:03  
RusForest announced preliminary 2014 results: sawlog harvesting in Magistralny decreased 10.7% to 278,896 m3, compared with 312,228 m3 in 2013. For large-scale modernization of Arkhangelsk LDK-3, an increase in the allowable cut to 2 million m3 will be...

Russian timber industry news #1-2015

28 January 2015 ` 15:51  
-In 2014, Lesozavod 25 increased production of export-grade lumber by 19.36% -RusForest has engaged Hekotek to build a wood pellet plant at the Magistralny sawmill -LesResurs company opened a pellet production in the Irkutsk region -Belozersky forest enterprise...

In 2014, lumber output in Arkhangelsk region remained at 1.5m m3

31 December 2014 ` 03:43  
The expected volume of wood harvesting in the Arkhangelsk region, according to the preliminary results of 2014, will be 11.5 million m3, which is slightly more than last year, said the head of the regional forestry at the...

Global Trends Review, December 15-28, 2014: Softwood lumber prices declined in Sweden and Germany; Italy plans to double VAT on pellets

31 December 2014 ` 03:22  
The producer price index of softwood lumber in Germany fell 1.6 points in November, marking the strongest decline within one month since December 2011, said Holzkurier quoting German official statistics. The index now stands at 114% (2010 =...

RusForest sold Arkhangelsk assets and may consolidate with Lesresurs

23 December 2014 ` 17:19  
Swedish company RusForest announced sale of Arkhangelsk assets in Northwest Russia for approximately $31 million, including the related debt. The company executed a definitive sale and purchase agreement with several buyers, including Lesozavod 25 (Arkhangelsk, belongs to Titan...