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WhatWood agency is the only Russian consulting company with core specialization in the timber industry analytics. Within five years of timber market research we have provided services to 130 clients in 15 countries from Finland to Canada, from UK to Korea: industrial companies, banks, investors, government agencies, scientific organizations, and individual entrepreneurs. We have unique contact and knowledge base, as well as deep understanding of the regional industry and market in Russia. We give presentations at major industry events and are cited by the main Russian business media. To get in touch with us, please visit the About Us page. You can also browse the catalogue of our products.

Komatsu to suspend shipments to Russia

March 10, 2022 ` 18:43  
Due to the current supply chain disruption and the uncertainty of the financial and economic situation, the Japanese forestry equipment manufacturer Komatsu has decided to suspend shipments to Russia for the time being. In line with its crisis...

UPM will cease deliveries to Russia

March 4, 2022 ` 14:15  
UPM will cease its deliveries to Russia for the time being. UPM businesses will keep the Russian customers and suppliers informed of the situation. In Russia, UPM employs 800 persons most of whom work at the Chudovo plywood...

IKEA pauses operations in Russia and Belarus

March 3, 2022 ` 18:22  
Inter IKEA Group has taken the decision to pause all export and import in and out of Russia and Belarus. Inter IKEA Group has taken the decision to pause all IKEA Industry production operations in Russia. This also...

Ponsse discontinues all operations in Russia and withdraws its profit guidance

March 2, 2022 ` 19:46  
Ponsse Plc has decided to discontinue temporarily all export operations to Russia and Belarus for both PONSSE forest machines and their spare parts. Also the Ponsse Group’s Russian subsidiary OOO Ponsse is discontinues temporarily its local spare parts...

Stora Enso stops all production and sales in Russia

March 2, 2022 ` 17:51  
Stora Enso announced that they will stop all production and sales in Russia until further notice. Stora Enso has three corrugated packaging plants and two wood products sawmills in Russia (according to WhatWood, the total annual sawn timber...

In January 2022, wood pulp production increased in Russia

March 1, 2022 ` 20:05  
According to the data of the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat) in January 2022, the output of Russian wood pulp increased by 2.1% YoY to 785,000 tons. Paper and cardboard production increased over the reporting period by 8%...

Russia increased sawn timber production in January 2022

March 1, 2022 ` 16:16  
According to data from the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat) in January 2022, Russia increased sawn timber production by 2.3% YoY to 2.1 million m³.

In January 2022, Russia increased pellets production by 13.6%

March 1, 2022 ` 16:05  
In January 2022, the volume of wood pellets output in Russia grew by 13.6% YoY, reaching 204,000 tons, as reported by Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat).

Orsted stops buying wood pellets from Russia

March 1, 2022 ` 12:13  
The largest Danish energy company Orsted has announced a halt in purchases of Russian coal and biomass (including wood pellets) for its power plants. In 2021, Denmark became the largest consumer with a market share of 39% of...

Russian plywood production down 3.2% in January 2022

February 26, 2022 ` 01:36  
In January 2022, plywood production in Russia decreased by 3.2% YoY to 345,000 m³, according to Rosstat. Fibreboard production (including MDF/HDF/flooring) increased by 7.3% YoY to 62.5 million conventional m², the production of particleboard (including OSB) increased by...

PLPK LLC is going to upgrade the equipment at Gremyachinsky DOK

February 25, 2022 ` 20:19  
PLPK (Perm) is going to upgrade Gremyachinsky DOK and increase its sanded plywood output after receiving a loan of 65 million rubles from the Industrial Development Fund (IDF). The company is also going to produce boards for bed...

Sverdlovsk region is going to launch production of thermally modified wood that cost 18 million rubles

February 25, 2022 ` 18:30  
DOK-Lesnoy LLC will start producing thermally modified planks in Lesnoy Advanced Social and Economic Development Area in the Sverdlovsk Region. Another resident of this territory, Greenwood LLC, is going to be the anchor vendor of raw material for...

About WhatWood project

WhatWood agency is the only Russian consulting company with core specialization in the timber industry analytics. Within five years of timber market research we have provided services to 130 clients in 15 countries from Finland to Canada, from UK to Korea: industrial companies, banks, investors, government agencies, scientific organizations, and individual entrepreneurs. We have unique contact and knowledge base, as well as deep understanding of the regional industry and market in Russia. We give presentations at major industry events and are cited by the main Russian business media. To get in touch with us, please visit the About Us page. You can also browse the catalogue of our products.