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SV-Mebel became a resident of Otvel in Penza

December 15, 2020 ` 19:14  
The Government of the Penza Region made a decision to grant SV-Mebel with the resident status in Otvel Industrial Park in the Bessonovsky District. The company intends to start producing cabinet furniture. The first stage of the project...

Pervaya Mebelnaya Fabrika is reaching the pre-crisis sales volume

December 14, 2020 ` 19:56  
As of the end of Q3 2020, the production plan in monetary terms has been met by 76% as a cumulative total, which constitutes 1.3 billion rubles. In physical terms, the factory produced 76,000 pieces of furniture in...

Russian Timber Journal 10-2020: European Union is going to conduct an anti-dumping investigation in relation to birch plywood import from Russia, EU may impose duties; interview with Ilya Korotkov, Director General at Cherepovets Plywood and Furniture Mill; Russia is consistently growing the export of larch sawn timber

Russian Timber Journal 10-2020: the European Commission reported the start of the investigation that will determine whether Russian birch plywood import is subject to dumping and whether the European Union industry was harmed; WhatWood Agency had a conversation...

Rebound in UK tropical wood imports continued in September but prospects less certain

November 17, 2020 ` 17:59  
UK imports of tropical wood and wood furniture products continued to rebound in September, with total value rising to USD97.6 million, 30% more than the previous month and the same level as in September 2019. UK imports strengthened...

Association of Furniture and Woodworking Enterprises of Russia: over 10,000 furniture shops may close in Russia in the nearest future

November 16, 2020 ` 20:08  
A ban was imposed on locating furniture shops in residential apartment blocks. This regulation came into force on August 14, 2020 and, according to estimates by Association of Furniture and Woodworking Enterprises of Russia, it will cause every...

IKEA Germany sees a sharp increase in online sales

November 13, 2020 ` 16:28  
IKEA Germany closed the 2020 financial year (September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020) with retail sales of € 5.325 billion, which corresponds to an increase of 0.9% compared to the previous year. Online sales amounted to €...

Russian Timber Journal 07-2020: small enterprises are mastering OSB production; Russian Government gave new instructions for the development of the timber industry; Viktoria Abramchenko, Russian Deputy Prime Minister, proposes to combine the powers of forestry and timber industry in one federal body

Russian Timber Journal 07-2020: small enterprises are mastering OSB production, interview with the head of Rozas LLC, an OSB production newcomer; Russian Government gave new instructions for the development of the timber industry; Viktoria Abramchenko, Russian Deputy Prime...

Furniture production in China decreased in January-May 2020 by 14.4%

July 28, 2020 ` 15:56  
According to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, 309.75 million pieces of furniture were produced between January and May 2020, a decrease of 14.4% YoY. In May, the production of furniture fell by 3.5% yoy to 70.67...

Japan’s imports of wooden kitchen furniture slumped in April 2020

July 21, 2020 ` 16:47  
Year on year, the value of April imports was down 29% and compared to the value of March imports there was a 22% decline in April. The most notable change month on month was in the value of...

Russian Timber Journal 06-2020: interview with Thomas Meth, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Enviva Partners; plywood export from Russia demonstrates confident growth; according to Rosleskhoz data, timber harvesting in Russia reduced by 8% in 2019 by final Rosleskhoz data

Russian Timber Journal 06-2020: interview with Thomas Meth, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Enviva Partners; plywood export from Russia demonstrates confident growth; according to Rosleskhoz data, timber harvesting in Russia reduced by 8% in 2019...