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Global timber market review #22/23-2016

31 December 2016 ` 22:21  
- Latvijas Finieris Group opens a new birch plywood mill in Kohila (Estonia), launching products with RIGA logo there, Fordaq reported. After two investment phases worth €80 million in total, a world-class birch plywood mill has been created:...

Russian timber industry news #11-2016

23 June 2016 ` 07:30  
- Kiev cardboard and paper mill (Ukraine, belongs to Pulp Mill Holding along with Russia’s Arkhangelsk PPM) became completely independent of the Russian market of wastepaper: over a four-month ban on the wastepaper exports from Russia, the plant...

Russian timber industry news #3-2016

28 February 2016 ` 16:22  
- Investment project of Vologodsky Les LLC worth RUR 800 million has been included in the priority list. The project entails establishment of plywood production in Vologda and woodworking complex in Verhovazhsky district of Vologda region. - Selenga...

Russian timber industry news #21-2015

27 November 2015 ` 18:20  
- RusForest announced preliminary Q3 2015 production and sales results. Sales to the Japanese market grew, and prices increased slightly, however, overall sales volumes of both sawnwood and sawlogs decreased due to sustained unfavorable market conditions in the...

Global timber market review #21-2015

27 November 2015 ` 18:17  
- Södra Wood is going to open sales offices and subsidiaries in the US and China. The Chinese office will be headquartered in Shanghai, the American one – in the southeastern part of the country. - Swedish family-run...

Global timber market review #20-2015

14 November 2015 ` 13:31  
- Market situation leads to downtimes at the Swedish lumber mills. Jarl Timber (a part of Norvik Timber) will cut sawn timber production at its plant in Broakulla from two shifts to one. The mill’s capacity is 110,000...

Russian timber industry news #18-2015

5 October 2015 ` 13:49  
- The Ministry of economic development has decided to ban the export of wastepaper from Russia for four months, as well as to reduce the rate of import duty on coated paper down to 5% for 1.5 years....

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 #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...

Global Trends Review, June 16-29, 2014: New acquisitions and projects in the North American pellet industry; China blocks container shipping alliance

7 July 2014 ` 14:39  
RWE Innogy is selling the largest operating US pellet factory, Georgia Biomass in Texas, as Holzkurier reported. The company is going to dispose of biomass assets as non-core business. The mill was launched in May 2011 and has...

WhatWood: overstocking led to reduction of prices for Russian timber in Egypt

18 June 2014 ` 13:49  
Overstocking of the port of Alexandria with large volumes of sawn timber in June led to price cuts in the Egyptian market, as the representatives of large exporting sawmills in the European part of Russia told WhatWood. After...

Global Trends Review, April 21 – May 04, 2014: Nordic sawmillers report positive Q1 2014; importers of Asian plywood switch to break bulk shipments

10 May 2014 ` 13:13  
Scandinavian sawn timber producers report a good start of 2014 due to improved market demand and better prices on major markets, TTJ said. Moelven’s pre-tax profits in Q1 2014 were NOK 32.9 million (€4 million), compared to NOK...