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Russian Timber Journal 03-2020: how the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) affects operations of world timber companies; the Russian Government to slash duties on pulpwood of Far Eastern species to zero and increase export quotas by the end of 2020; Russian Forest Industry Review 2019-2020

Russian Timber Journal 03-2020: coronavirus infection was recorded in many countries of the world, the development of the situation showed that COVID-19 has a direct impact on all areas of the economy, including the timber industry — forest...

Russian Forest Industry during the pandemic

28 April 2020 ` 17:32  
The Russian timber industry slowed down in 2019, but not as much as it could have decelerated in such circumstances. However, export earnings of the Russian timber industry in 2019 decreased by 8.36% totaling $12.27 billion. The output...

In 2019, exports of sawn timber from Russia to China exceeded 20 million m3

23 April 2020 ` 16:05  
Russia continues to increase sawnwood exports. Despite the low prices that persisted throughout 2019 on world markets, Russian sawmills did not reduce sales and did not suspend production. In 2019, the volume of sales of softwood and hardwood...

China: booming roundwood supplies from the Czech Republic and Germany in 2019

23 April 2020 ` 12:35  
China’s log imports in 2019 totalled 60.57 million m3 valued at US$9.434 billion (CIF), a year on year increase of just 1% in volume but there was a decline in the value of imports by 14%. The average...

The Russian Government to slash duties on pulpwood of Far Eastern species to zero and increase export quotas by the end of 2020

13 April 2020 ` 15:48  
Yury Trutnev, Deputy Prime Minister and Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the Far Eastern Federal District, held a meeting on stimulating the timber industry in the Far East; the meeting took place in Moscow on March 26, 2020. The meeting...

Russian Timber Journal 01-2020: Russia: the strongest decline in exports of logs since 2008 continues; In 2019, exports of sawn timber from Russia to China exceeded 20 million m3; Uranium One Expands Geography of Wood Pellets Sales; Vietnam bans import of Chinese plywood

Russian Timber Journal 01-2020: Primary data on forest products production in 2019 shows a growth in the production of mechanically processed wood products amidst a decline in the pulp and paper industry by almost any measure. Russia continues...

Russian Timber Journal 12-2019: in 2019, plywood production in Russia showed a positive trend; U.S. and China reach “phase one” trade deal; WRQ: Q3’19 global softwood lumber trade on track to be higher than 2018; Moody’s 2020 outlook for the global paper and forest products industry remains negative

Russian Timber Journal 12-2019: in 2019, plywood production in Russia showed a positive trend; U.S. and China reach “phase one” trade deal; WRQ: Q3’19 global softwood lumber trade on track to be higher than 2018; Moody’s 2020 outlook...

Russian Timber Journal 08-2019: Russian economy slows down; Rosleskhoz published data on timber harvesting by regions; The Far East is cutting log exports at a record pace

Russian Timber Journal 08-2019: In the 1 H 2019, the growth rate of the Russian economy slowed down; for 5 months 2019, the European Union reduced the volume of wood pellet imports; Rosleskhoz published data on timber harvesting...

China to levy tariffs on US wood products

16 September 2019 ` 11:26  
China will impose additional tariffs on around US$75 billion worth of US goods. The Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council said extra tariffs of either 5% or 10% will be applied depending on the product imported from...

Japan: «The plywood market is undergoing major changes»

8 August 2019 ` 12:30  
There are major changes taking place in Japan’s plywood importing sector brought on by falling production in Sarawak and to log supply issues in Indonesia, ITTO reports. The volume of May plywood imports dropped a massive 37% year...