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Stora Enso divests its sawmills and forest operations in Russia

April 26, 2022 ` 16:04  
Stora Enso has entered into an agreement to divest its two sawmills in Russia. The Company’s Nebolchi and Impilahti sawmills will be divested to local management. In addition, the divestment includes Stora Enso’s Russian forest operation which through...

In January 2022, Russia increased pellets production by 13.6%

March 1, 2022 ` 16:05  
In January 2022, the volume of wood pellets output in Russia grew by 13.6% YoY, reaching 204,000 tons, as reported by Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat).

Orsted stops buying wood pellets from Russia

March 1, 2022 ` 12:13  
The largest Danish energy company Orsted has announced a halt in purchases of Russian coal and biomass (including wood pellets) for its power plants. In 2021, Denmark became the largest consumer with a market share of 39% of...

In 2021, Russia increased the pellets export by 6.7%

February 24, 2022 ` 12:24  
According to the Federal Customs Service of Russia, in 2021, the export volume of wood pellets from Russia increased by 6.7% YoY to 2.458 million tons. The main buyers of Russian pellets in the reporting period were: Denmark...

Sveza increased wood-based panels production by 4.6% in 2021

February 15, 2022 ` 19:21  
In 2021, Sveza produced 1.3 million m³ of plywood and particleboard, up by 4.6% from a year earlier. Sveza continued focusing on special and customized products and in 2021 doubled the output to achieve 13% of the total...

Russia increased pellets production by 17.8% in 2021

February 4, 2022 ` 10:28  
In 2021, the volume of wood pellets output in Russia grew by 17.8% YoY, reaching 2.379 million tons, as reported by Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat).

Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg increased handling of wood pellets by 15%

February 1, 2022 ` 19:10  
In 2021, continued increasing handling of wood pellets. It rose by 15% YoY to 777,000 tonnes, reports the Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg.

In January-November 2021, Russia increased pellets production by 13.5%

December 23, 2021 ` 19:02  
In January-November 2021, the volume of wood pellets output in Russia grew by 13.5% YoY, reaching 2.168 million tons, as reported by Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat).

Vologodsky Les is planning to invest 3.5 billion rubles in expanding its woodworking facilities

December 7, 2021 ` 17:45  
Vologodsky Les intends to invest 3.5 billion rubles in upgrading its plywood production site and creating new timber processing facilities, as reported by the official web portal of the Government of the Vologda Region. The investment project received...