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Vladimir Putin instructed to come up with measures on developing wooden houses construction in Russia

December 9, 2020 ` 19:32  
The Government received this instruction from the President of Russia based on the results of the meeting on issues of developing and decriminalizing the timber industry that took place in September. “Develop a series of measures aimed at...

Japan declines a wooden house construction

December 4, 2020 ` 16:50  
In October 2020, new home construction in Japan decreased by 8.3% YoY to 70.7 thousand units. Wooden housing construction decreased by 9.4% YoY to 41.4 thousand units.

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...

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...

In Russia, the number of applications for the construction of wooden houses increased by 30% YoY in March 2020

July 6, 2020 ` 13:37  
The Wooden Housing Construction Association supposes that the total production, construction, and sales of such housing can grow by 15–20% in six months. The growth in demand for wooden houses is conditioned by the “stay-at-home regime” due to...

New U.S. Home Construction in April Slumps by Most on Record

June 30, 2020 ` 13:40  
U.S. home construction starts plunged in April by the most in records back to 1959, as the nationwide lockdown to control the spread of the coronavirus hammered the housing market and broader economy. Residential starts plummeted 30.2% to...

Holz House to invest over 213 million rubles in the expansion of its production in the Kirov region

June 17, 2020 ` 12:31  
As the media office of the Industrial Development Fund (IDF) reports, its expert council approved a loan for the implementation of Holz House’s project in the Kirov region. Holz House will organize production of glued beams, wood pellets,...

Russian Timber Journal 05-2020: how the current decline in exports of timber products caused by COVID-19 is similar to the situation of the 2008-2009 crisis; the Russian Government granted a six-month deferral to priority investment projects in the forest sector; DNS Les started producing OSB in Primorsky region

Russian Timber Journal 05-2020: comparing the 2008-2009 crisis with the current decline of forest products exports during the pandemic; in the Russian Far East was opened the first OSB production; the Russian government has granted a six-month deferment to...

Japan: the decline to a slower pace of housing construction

May 4, 2020 ` 14:42  
Corona virus disrupts supply chain Japanese house builders are having shortage of housing materials since many are supplied from China and the supply is disrupted by wide spread of corona virus disease in China, reports ITTO. Since workers...

France requires public buildings to be at least 50% wood

March 17, 2020 ` 13:00  
According to the newspaper Times of London, President Macron has ordered that new public buildings financed by the French state must contain 50% wood or other organic material by 2022 under an ambitious government plan for a greener...