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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...

In 1H 2021, wood pulp production slightly decreased in Russia

July 23, 2021 ` 16:48  
According to the data of the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat) in 1H 2021, the output of Russian wood pulp decreased by 0.1% YoY to 4.4 million tons. Paper and cardboard production increased over the reporting period by...

Russia increased sawn timber production in 1H 2021

July 23, 2021 ` 15:53  
According to data from the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat) in 1H 2021, Russia increased sawn timber production by 2.7% YoY to 14.8 million m³.

In 1H 2021, Russia increased pellets production by 16.5%

July 23, 2021 ` 15:24  
In 1H 2021, the volume of wood pellets output in Russia grew by 16.5% YoY, reaching 1.066 million tons, as reported by Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat).

Russia substantially increased wood-based panels production in 1H 2021

July 23, 2021 ` 14:06  
According to data from the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat) in 1H 2021, plywood production in Russia increased by 15.4% YoY to 2.3 mln m³. The output of fiberboard (including MDF/HDF/flooring) also increased by 25.7% YoY to 355...

The Ministry of Industry and Trade considers pulp and paper mills construction in the Far East to be inefficient

July 22, 2021 ` 11:26  
“All the calculations on pulp and paper mills construction in the Far East are available; we can see that these investments are inefficient so far,” Oleg Bocharov, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, said...

As of January 1, 2022, quotas on exporting softwood pulpwood and logs will be cancelled in Russia

July 22, 2021 ` 10:29  
The Government of the Russian Federation decided to cancel quotas on softwood roundwood exports as of January 1, 2022 that were supposed to encourage the business to create value-added wood processing plants in Russia. This was declared by...

U.S. housing starts rise in June

July 21, 2021 ` 17:41  
U.S. homebuilding increased more than expected in June, though expensive lumber, as well as shortages of labor and land, continued to constrain builders’ ability to fully take advantage of robust demand for housing. Housing starts rose 6.3% to...

Prices for Russian wood-based panels continue to grow rapidly in June 2021

July 20, 2021 ` 21:21  
In June 2021, prices for wood-based panels continued growing in the Russian market of construction materials. According to “Market of Wood-Based Panels in Russia” review, OSB made by Kronospan became 58% more expensive in retail compared to last...

European Commission approves the introduction of preliminary anti-dumping duties on birch plywood from Russia

July 20, 2021 ` 21:14  
The European Commission approved for 6 months the introduction of preliminary anti-dumping duties on birch plywood from Russia. Individual duties are set for four Russian manufacturers: 15.7% for Vyatsky FC (part of the Segezha Group) and the Russian...

Swiss pellet prices decrease minimally stronger in July 2021

July 14, 2021 ` 19:12  
The pellet prices in Switzerland increased in July 2021 their downward trend from the previous month slightly. On average the reached 329 CHF/t (-0,5%) – after a minus of 0,2% to 330,6 CHF/t in June. Compared to Juli...

Russia reduced its export of sawn timber by 3.9% in January-May 2021

July 13, 2021 ` 08:29  
In January-May 2021, the volume of sawn timber exported from Russia reduced by 3.9% YoY and totaled 8.78 million m³, as reported by the Federal Customs Service of Russia. The value of foreign sawn timber shipments from Russia...

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.