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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...

Eacom Timber Corporation invests $8.9M in Elk Lake (Canada) sawmill upgrade

April 19, 2021 ` 21:06  
Eacom Timber Corporation announces an investment of $8.9 million to equip its Elk Lake sawmill with a new, state-of-the art continuous dry kiln (CDK). Expected to be fully operational by early fall, the CDK will allow for continuous...

In 2020, China reduced imports of sawnwood by 11%

April 16, 2021 ` 17:25  
According to data from China’s Customs, 2020 sawnwood imports totalled 33.86 million m³ valued at $7.68 billion, a year on year decrease of 11% both in volume and in value. Of total sawnwood imports, sawn softwood imports fell...

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

April 16, 2021 ` 14:44  
According to the data of the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat) in 1Q 2021, the output of Russian wood pulp grew by 0.1% YoY to 2.2 million tons. Paper and cardboard production increased over the reporting period by...

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

April 16, 2021 ` 12:56  
In 1Q 2021, the volume of wood pellets output in Russia grew by 16.5% YoY, reaching 516,000 tons, as reported by Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat).

Russia reduced sawn timber production in 1Q 2021

April 16, 2021 ` 11:59  
According to data from the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat) in 1Q 2021, Russia reduced sawn timber production by 1.9% YoY to 7 million m³.

Russia increased wood-based panels production in 1Q 2021

April 16, 2021 ` 11:16  
According to data from the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat) in 1Q 2021, plywood production in Russia increased by 13.5% YoY to 1.1 mln m³. The output of fiberboard (including MDF/HDF/flooring) also increased by 5.4% YoY to 172...

Segezha Group upgrades its logging trucks in Krasnoyarsk Region

April 15, 2021 ` 19:31  
Segezha Group (a Sistema JSFC company) is completing another investment project to upgrade its timber hauling fleet. The logging branches of Lesosibirsk LDK No. 1 falling within the Angarsky group are preparing to receive 10 tractor trucks and...

Valmet is a supplier of paper machine for the 2nd line of Arkhbum Tissue Group LLC

April 15, 2021 ` 17:38  
The main supplier of the process equipment for the 2nd line of Arkhbum Tissue Group LLC (Vorsino industrial park, Kaluga region, part of Pulp Mill Holding) is Valmet Finland and FIS Impianti Italy is a supplier for the...

Swiss pellet prices in April 2021 on the downside

April 15, 2021 ` 13:07  
Pellet prices in Switzerland will, on average, decline properly in April 2021. On average, they reach a value of 348.3 CHF / t (-3.3%) – after a minus of 0.1% to 360 CHF / t in March. Compared to April...

Tesla truck test for timber transport

April 14, 2021 ` 17:12  
As part of a pilot project in Canada, Tesla Semis are used to transport wood. Mosaic Forest Management, a forestry company based on Vancouver Island, intends to use electrification to pave the way for emission-free transport. Mosaic explains...

Oleg Fokin, Commercial Director of Sudoma Sawmill: “At the moment, Russia does not have enough own production facilities for processing low-grade timber in full”

April 14, 2021 ` 11:06  
Sudoma Sawmill is an export-oriented enterprise engaged in the production of thermally modified, impregnated, planed, and brushed sawn timber for the construction and furniture industries. The enterprise is located in Dedovichsky district of the Pskov region; one of...

Association of Furniture and Woodworking Enterprises of Russia proposed to include birch veneer and particleboard in the list of goods subject to compulsory registration in EGAIS Les system

April 14, 2021 ` 10:51  
The Association is of the opinion that this measure will help to civilize the domestic market of wood raw materials, provide domestic plywood mills with them, and contribute to the fight against illegal furniture makers. In February 2021,...

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.