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New U.S. Home Construction in April Slumps by Most on Record

30 June 2020 ` 13:40  
U.S. home construction starts plunged in April by the most in records back to 1959, as the nationwide lockdown to control the spread of the coronavirus hammered the housing market and broader economy. Residential starts plummeted 30.2% to...

World Forests during the Pandemic: USA and Canada

29 April 2020 ` 14:19  
The Canadian Government has announced that it would allocate CAD$82 billion (equal to 3% of its GDP) to support the economy. The measures announced provide for up to CAD$27 billion in direct support to Canadian employees and businesses...

Runko Group doubled the output of firewood and wood briquettes in 2019

29 April 2020 ` 11:08  
In monetary terms, its total production output reached 667 million rubles. In particular, the company produced 2,450 tons of wood briquettes worth 13.8 million rubles and 12,500 m3 of firewood (worth 52 million rubles). The output of sawn...

Russian Timber Journal 12-2019: in 2019, plywood production in Russia showed a positive trend; U.S. and China reach “phase one” trade deal; WRQ: Q3’19 global softwood lumber trade on track to be higher than 2018; Moody’s 2020 outlook for the global paper and forest products industry remains negative

Russian Timber Journal 12-2019: in 2019, plywood production in Russia showed a positive trend; U.S. and China reach “phase one” trade deal; WRQ: Q3’19 global softwood lumber trade on track to be higher than 2018; Moody’s 2020 outlook...

Russian Timber Journal 06-2019: WhatWood interview with President of United Panel Group; downward pricing trend for logs continues; packaging industry: on the way to circular economy; In 2018, China is increasing trade in wood; WhatWood’s statistics of log price index in Russia

Russian Timber Journal 06-2019: WhatWood interview with President of United Panel Group; downward pricing trend for logs continues; packaging industry: on the way to circular economy; In 2018, China is increasing trade in wood; WhatWood’s statistics of log...

U.S. wood pellet exports declined in April 2019

27 June 2019 ` 08:17  
According to data published by the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service  for June 6, 2019 April 2019 volumes of export of wood pellets USA decreased from 610 554,3 tons (March 2019) and reached 424 680,5 tons. Compared to levels...

Russian Timber Journal 05-2019: WhatWood interview with CEO of Altailes; Causes of dropping prices for Russian plywood; Wood product exports hit by US tariffs; Rosleskhoz supported distant monitoring of forests; WhatWood’s study of Russian forest products exports and imports for 4 years; Sawmill profit margins fell substantially in North America

Russian Timber Journal 05-2019: WhatWood interview with CEO of Altailes; Causes of dropping prices for Russian plywood; Wood product exports hit by US tariffs; Rosleskhoz supported distant monitoring of forests; WhatWood’s study of Russian forest products exports and...

The US increased exports of pellets by 17 % in 2018

7 March 2019 ` 14:00  
The US exported 6.04 million metric tons of wood pellets in 2018, an increase of about 17% compared to 5.14 million metric tons exported in 2017, according to data published by the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service – the...

In the 4 months of 2017, sales of Russian birch plywood to the USA increased by 5% to 115,000 m3

10 June 2017 ` 13:57  
Sveza group has become the largest supplier of birch plywood from Russia to the USA with an 18% share, Woodbridge International Holdings is in the second place with a 13% share, Syktyvkarsky FZ is third with a 10%...