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Nadezhda Ryazantseva, Analytics Director, Segezha Group: “In Q1 2024, we saw an increase of demand and prices in some locations”

June 18, 2024 ` 17:19  
In Q1 2024, the Russian timber industry was still recovering after the shocks of 2022. Nevertheless, some positive trends of leaving the sanctions-related crisis behind are gradually emerging in the industry. This has been noted by major timber...

Russ Taylor: In 2024, it will definitely be a buyer’s market in China

February 21, 2024 ` 19:47  
Although Russia’s share of international sawn timber trade does not exceed 16%, Russian products remain an important part of the global market, despite isolated European markets. For Russian sawmills, the focus of international trade is now on the...

Oleg Fokin, Director for Timber Export at Technonicol: “Now is a good time to invest in the woodworking industry”

December 7, 2023 ` 17:31  
Technonicol is an example of how large Russian companies are trying to diversify their businesses by investing in timber industry assets. In January 2023, the group purchased four woodworking enterprises in different Russian regions for a total of...

Dmitry Zachko, CEO at Plitwood: “The domestic demand needs to be incentivized. This will increase the sales of high-quality products within the country.”

December 4, 2023 ` 17:23  
On September 22, 2023, Plitwood officially launched a plant producing large-sized plywood with a capacity of 180,000 m³ per year in Vokhtoga, a settlement in the Vologda Region. The investment value reached 12.5 billion rubles. The project was...

Mikhail Shamolin, President at Segezha Group: “The price levels we have now reached reflect the current global situation”

September 28, 2023 ` 18:46  
At present, Segezha Group is the only Russian timber enterprise publicly traded in the stock market. On August 29, the Group submitted the Q2 2023 report and held a conference call with the management team to discuss its...

Vitaly Demidenko, Sales Director at Sveza: “The period when the demand for birch plywood surpassed the supply in the available markets is over. The approach to sales changed too.”

August 17, 2023 ` 16:20  
WhatWood agency talked to Vitaly Demidenko, Sales Director at Sveza, to learn how the world’s largest birch plywood producer has rebuilt its product sales processes almost a year after the European market became virtually unavailable. The group includes...