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WhatWood agency is the only Russian consulting company with core specialization in the timber industry analytics. Within five years of timber market research we have provided services to 130 clients in 15 countries from Finland to Canada, from UK to Korea: industrial companies, banks, investors, government agencies, scientific organizations, and individual entrepreneurs. We have unique contact and knowledge base, as well as deep understanding of the regional industry and market in Russia. We give presentations at major industry events and are cited by the main Russian business media. To get in touch with us, please visit the About Us page. You can also browse the catalogue of our products.

WhatWood Agency announces Russian Wood Pellet Market, a monthly price review

August 12, 2020 ` 09:41  
In response to the growing market demand for high-quality and up-to-date information, WhatWood Timber Industry Analytics Agency has launched Russian Wood Pellet Market, a monthly price review. «The global market of wood pellets is growing at an average...

Eco Pack Ural LLC to invest 752 million rubles in the construction of corrugated cardboard plant

January 18, 2021 ` 19:57  
The company is going to build a plant on the territory of EKAD Yuzhny Industrial Park in Chkalovsky district of Yekaterinburg. The construction is expected to be finished in 2023. The project cost is estimated at 752 million...

Sistema JSFC acquires Sibirsky Les

January 18, 2021 ` 19:45  
As RBC reports, Sistema JSFC hopes to acquire Sibirsky Les LLC and BackHill LLC. The purchase is attributed to the plans of Segezha Group (part of Sistema JSFC) to build a new pulp and paper mill in the...

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released its December 2020 сontainerboard monthly report

January 18, 2021 ` 15:48  
In the U.S. total сontainerboard production in December 2020 increased 3% compared to December 2019. It was up 4% when compared to the same 12 months of 2019. December 2020 production of containerboard for export decreased 22% compared...

Murashinskiy Plywood Plant started producing laminated plywood

January 15, 2021 ` 14:59  
The line is designed to produce up to 5,000 m³ of coated plywood per month.

Hasslacherles’s investment project is included in the federal priority list

January 15, 2021 ` 13:47  
The investment project of Hasslacherles LLC formulated as “Modernization of woodworking facilities and organization of production of components for wooden housing construction” obtained the status of a priority investment project of the Russian Federation in the forest sector....

Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russia: Priority Investment Project of APPM “Board Production Rebuild” is officially completed

January 15, 2021 ` 12:58  
On December 29, 2020 the Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation Denis Manturov signed an order, according to which the Priority Investment Project (PIP) in the field of forest exploitation of Arkhangelsk PPM, included into...

Tilia in Perm to invest 100 million rubles in the production of furniture boards by 2023

January 14, 2021 ` 18:52  
Tilia LLC (the town of Chernushka, Perm region) is going to invest 100.4 million rubles in the organization of value-added processing of birch timber and the creation of furniture board production by 2023. 68.2 million rubles are supposed...

Sveza modernized its production facilities in Uralsky

January 14, 2021 ` 18:42  
The value of investments in the modernization of Sveza’s plant in Uralsky in Q3 2020 amounted to 230 million rubles. 40 million rubles have been invested in the installation of a new press in the second plywood workshop....

U.S. softwood timber prices continue to climb

January 14, 2021 ` 18:13  
Compared to the price one-year-ago, of US$402 mfbm, last week benchmark softwood timber item Western S-P-F KD 2×4 #2&Btr was selling for US$944 mfbm which is +$542, or +135% more. Unstoppable demand over the Holiday Season pushed prices...

Segezha Group and Roslesinforg signed a cooperation agreement

January 13, 2021 ` 18:48  
Under the agreement, Roslesinforg Federal Forestry Agency will assist Segezha Group in elaborating strategies for the creation and development of forest raw material supply areas for its new and existing enterprises. The document also provides for joint calculation...

Sveza and Leroy Merlin agreed on direct supplies of plywood

January 13, 2021 ` 18:38  
Sveza Group signed a plywood supply agreement with Leroy Merlin, the largest DIY chain in Russia. For the company, this is the first direct contract with a retail client of such format. The volume of deliveries can amount...

Luke: Finland reduces forest industry products export in January-October 2020

January 13, 2021 ` 18:15  
In January-October 2020, the exports value of forest industry products totalled in real terms € 8.60 billion. Compared to the same period previous year the exports value decreased by 16% (deflated using wholesale price index). In January-October 2020,...

About WhatWood project

WhatWood agency is the only Russian consulting company with core specialization in the timber industry analytics. Within five years of timber market research we have provided services to 130 clients in 15 countries from Finland to Canada, from UK to Korea: industrial companies, banks, investors, government agencies, scientific organizations, and individual entrepreneurs. We have unique contact and knowledge base, as well as deep understanding of the regional industry and market in Russia. We give presentations at major industry events and are cited by the main Russian business media. To get in touch with us, please visit the About Us page. You can also browse the catalogue of our products.