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Russian Timber Journal No. 11-2018: revenue of Top 100 forest industry companies in Russia continues to grow, but at a slower pace; months of this year summarizes the results of Pap-For Russia-2018; Ivan Valentik offers a conceptual reform of the system of distribution of powers

Russian Timber Journal №11-2018  From November 13 to November 16 in St. Petersburg hosted the XV international exhibition and forum Pap-for 2018 The exhibition, which is held every two years, was attended by 209 exhibitors from 17 countries,...

In March 2017, Russian softwood lumber exports reached its historic peak of 2.5 million m3 (+11% yoy)

3 May 2017 ` 22:50  
In the first quarter of 2017, high demand for softwood lumber was registered in the global markets. Russian export sales grew 16% on-year to reach 6.1 million m3, worth $761 million (+26% yoy). Softwood lumber exports from Russia...

Comment on Softwood markets in November, 2016

27 November 2016 ` 13:19  
Deliveries to Europe grew by 11% to 294,000 m3  (+11% (y-to-y)). Notable supply growth was recorded in Finland: 40,200 m3 (+11% m-to-m, +9% y-to-y) and to Great Britain: 45,000 m3 (28% m-to-m, +38% y-to-y). Great Britain has become...

Global lumber markets are on the rise

8 June 2016 ` 14:30  
In Q1 of 2016, world trade of lumber increased by 20% (y-to-y). Ten largest importing countries – especially the US, China and Egypt – have increased the volume of purchases. In the period from January to April 2016,...

Exports of Russian sawn timber in January-September 2015 increased 3% to 16.7 million m3

22 October 2015 ` 18:12  
In the first three quarters of 2015, the volume of exports of softwood lumber from Russia to markets abroad amounted to 16.7 million m3, which is 3% higher than in the same period in 2014. Export value fell...

Global timber market review #19-2015

22 October 2015 ` 17:48  
– A Chinese company plans to invest $250 million to build a massive wood-processing plant in New Zealand. Fenglin Wood Industry Group, based in Nanning, has already been carrying out a feasibility study on building and operating a...

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...

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...

Global timber market review #1-2015

28 January 2015 ` 15:44  
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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 =...

Global Trends Review, December 01-14, 2014: Global pattern of softwood lumber demand in 2014

23 December 2014 ` 16:59  
Demand for softwood lumber has been steadily increasing on a worldwide basis since the great recession. As a result, lumber shipments in 2014 are the highest since 2007 by far, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly. Lumber prices...