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Russian plywood and panel industry in 2015-2016: financial status and capacities

February 17, 2017 ` 16:00  
We publish the abstracts of WhatWood’s chief editor Kirill Baranov presentation at the conference “Panel industry of Russia”, which was held by the editorial board of the journal LesPromInform in October 2016 at Lesdrevmash Expo. During this time...

Lumber Report No.1 (17): stunning growth of lumber exports to China, new production leader and restoration of prices

February 7, 2017 ` 20:59  
Read in the latest issue of the monthly review of the Russian sawmilling industry WhatWood Russian Monthly Lumber Report No.1 (17) – January 2017: The volume of export of sawn softwood products from Russia increased by 11% up to 24.8...

In March 2017, we switch to new format of our reports

January 30, 2017 ` 20:56  
Within five years of our activities, WhatWood agency has gradually developed a whole portfolio of annual industry reports. From this year on, we decided to change the format of our products. All reports will be divided into the...

Plywood Price Watch – the first Russian specialized index for plywood prices

January 25, 2017 ` 21:55  
Dear clients and partners, At the Lesdrevmash-2016 conference held in Moscow last October, several Russian plywood producers have approached us with an idea of developing a plywood price index which would allow to track timely the actual changes...

Subscribe for our Telegram channel!

January 23, 2017 ` 17:38  
We’ve decided to check out new media and launched our Telegram channel. Recently this messenger has created a lot of hype in the Russian media space, with a number of journalists, experts and companies creating their public channels...

Discounts up to 30% for all reports till the end of January!

January 17, 2017 ` 12:47  
Dear clients and partners, The Christmas/New Year holidays came to an end. We hope you had a great time, as the busy season of concluding annual reports and presenting results of the year to the shareholders comes in....

We’re five!

January 17, 2017 ` 19:29  
Dear friends, today our project, WhatWood agency, turns five. During these years, we have worked with over a hundred companies from around the globe. Having started with timber industry news, we gradually realized that our strength would be...

Comments on Chinese market in 2016

January 11, 2017 ` 13:33  
In 2016, the export of sawn softwood from Russia to China has shown an impressive growth: +37% (YoY) to 13.4 million m3.  In 2015, in relation to 2014, the growth rate amounted to 17%. Many companies, especially players...

WhatWood Russian Monthly Lumber Report #15 (Oct’ 2016): seasonal decline of wood supplies; tough competition in Egypt; export seasonality

December 11, 2016 ` 23:54  
Read in the latest issue of our monthly review of Russian sawmilling industry WhatWood Russian Monthly Lumber Report #15 (October 2016): Seasonal decline of timber supplies to lumber mills in late September and October has resulted in decrease in production...

Comment on Softwood markets in November, 2016

November 27, 2016 ` 13:19  
Deliveries to Europe grew by 11% to 294,000 m3  (+11% (y-to-y)). Notable supply growth was recorded in Finland: 40,200 m3 (+11% m-to-m, +9% y-to-y) and to Great Britain: 45,000 m3 (28% m-to-m, +38% y-to-y). Great Britain has become...

Forest industry professional holiday: -50% for all WhatWood products until Sep 19

September 18, 2016 ` 09:30  
Dear colleagues, On September 18th, Russian forest & timber industry specialists celebrate their professional holiday. On this occassion, we’re glad to announce a special offer: until the end of Monday, September 19th, all studies from our catalogue cost...

Plywood exports from Russia grew 18% to 1.3m m3 in the first half of 2016

September 7, 2016 ` 01:15  
Out of Top 10 importers of Russian plywood, only Turkey cut delivery volumes by 7% down to 67,000 m3. The other leaders were ramping up imports steadily. The largest buyer were the U.S. with 169,000 m3 (+22% yoy),...