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Russia increased sawn timber production in 1H 2021

July 23, 2021 ` 15:53  
According to data from the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat) in 1H 2021, Russia increased sawn timber production by 2.7% YoY to 14.8 million m³.

Russia substantially increased wood-based panels production in 1H 2021

July 23, 2021 ` 14:06  
According to data from the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat) in 1H 2021, plywood production in Russia increased by 15.4% YoY to 2.3 mln m³. The output of fiberboard (including MDF/HDF/flooring) also increased by 25.7% YoY to 355...

Prices for Russian wood-based panels continue to grow rapidly in June 2021

July 20, 2021 ` 21:21  
In June 2021, prices for wood-based panels continued growing in the Russian market of construction materials. According to “Market of Wood-Based Panels in Russia” review, OSB made by Kronospan became 58% more expensive in retail compared to last...

European Commission approves the introduction of preliminary anti-dumping duties on birch plywood from Russia

July 20, 2021 ` 21:14  
The European Commission approved for 6 months the introduction of preliminary anti-dumping duties on birch plywood from Russia. Individual duties are set for four Russian manufacturers: 15.7% for Vyatsky FC (part of the Segezha Group) and the Russian...

Russia reduced its export of sawn timber by 3.9% in January-May 2021

July 13, 2021 ` 08:29  
In January-May 2021, the volume of sawn timber exported from Russia reduced by 3.9% YoY and totaled 8.78 million m³, as reported by the Federal Customs Service of Russia. The value of foreign sawn timber shipments from Russia...

In January-May 2021, Russian plywood export increased by 10.9%

July 12, 2021 ` 19:06  
In January-May 2021, Russia increased its plywood export volume by 10.9% YoY, reaching 1.311 million m³, as reported by the Federal Customs Service of Russia. In value terms, for the reporting period, Russian plywood supplies increased by 31.6%...

Raute received orders worth approximately €16 million to Russia

July 7, 2021 ` 17:49  
Raute Corporation has received orders worth approximately €16 million from Segezha Group to Russia. The scope of orders includes new production lines and modernizations of existing lines to increase the veneer production capacity, and also production lines to...

Pfeifer successfully completes the second expansion stage at the CLT plant in Schlitz

July 6, 2021 ` 16:35  
The cross laminated timber plant of the Pfeifer Group, which went into operation at the beginning of 2020, is doubling its capacity to 100,000 m³ annually this year as planned. In order to increase the joinery performance and...

Junnikkala to build new sawmill in Finland

July 6, 2021 ` 14:45  
Finnish Junnikkala is preparing for a big investment that will launch the construction of a modern sawmill unit in Oulu, Finland. Construction will begin in 2022 and will be finished by the end of 2023. €70 million investment...

Russia increased sawn timber production in January-May 2021

June 24, 2021 ` 12:03  
According to data from the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat) in January-May 2021, Russia increased sawn timber production by 2.6% YoY to 12.2 million m³.

Russia significantly increased wood-based panels production in January-May 2021

June 24, 2021 ` 11:23  
According to data from the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat) in January-May 2021, plywood production in Russia increased by 16.2% YoY to 1.9 mln m³. The output of fiberboard (including MDF/HDF/flooring) also increased by 26.7% YoY to 293...