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In Q1 2024, the roundwood export from Russia grew by 14.6%

24 June 2024 ` 14:43  
According to Roslesinforg, the volume of roundwood export from Russia surged by 14.6% YoY in Q1 2024, up to 673,000 m³ (in Q1 2023, it was 587,000 m³). China accounted for the greatest share of export (85.5%): it...

A shortage of high-quality raw material for plywood may emerge in the Russian market because of the risk of increased birch logs and veneer export to China

16 May 2024 ` 16:59  
Over the past years, Russian export of birch veneer (semi-finished goods used for plywood production and furniture board facing; essentially a low value-added product) has increased significantly. Just like with birch roundwood, the biggest buyer is China. For...

In 2024, Ilim Group is planning to increase its product shipments to China to 2.4 million t

18 April 2024 ` 18:21  
By the end of 2024, Ilim Group intends to supply up to 550,000 t of premium cardboard (wood-free kraftliner) to the PRC market, as reported by TASS referencing Alexey Lomko, the Group’s CEO. In 2023, Ilim Group’s export...

Japan imposes a ban on exports of woodworking equipment to Russia

16 April 2024 ` 15:36  
Japan has imposed additional sanctions on Russia, prohibiting the export of 164 types of goods, according to the Ministry of Economy. The list includes woodworking equipment.

90% of Russian sawn timber is sold in two markets—the domestic and the Chinese

19 March 2024 ` 19:36  
Nowadays, Russia is probably a unique case in the global market of sawn timber. Russian Sawn Timber Market, a monthly price review by WhatWood, reports that, on the one hand, the country is separated from the cash-flush European...

Half of wood pellets produced in Russia remains in the domestic market

16 January 2024 ` 19:15  
According to WhatWood estimates, the wood pellet output in Russia was around 185,000 t in November 2023 and 1.7 million t over 11 months of 2023. The total 2023 wood pellet output in Russia will stay at the...

Russia may increase the number of border security checkpoints for transporting roundwood from Belarus

16 January 2024 ` 19:09  
Moscow sees no reason not to increase the number of checkpoints equipped for roundwood export from Belarus across the Russian territory; it only requires the corresponding infrastructure. This was announced by Alexey Overchuk, Deputy Prime Minister of the...

FESCO launched a maritime container line from Vladivostok to Bangladesh

6 December 2023 ` 16:45  
The maritime route includes through transportation of cargo from the Commercial Port of Vladivostok (part of FESCO) to Bangladesh, with transshipment in the Port of Shanghai (PRC), and back. The estimated transit time for import and export shipments...

Over 9 months of 2023, the Russian roundwood export to EEU countries grew by almost 15%

6 December 2023 ` 16:38  
In January–September 2023, countries of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) increased the roundwood import from Russia by almost 15% YoY, up to 195,000 m³ (over 9 months of 2022, it was 166,000 m³), as reported by the Federal...

Timber products export by trucks to Mongolia and China was allowed for two more years

5 December 2023 ` 19:27  
The Government of the Russian Federation extended by 2 years the period when exporting certain types of timber products by trucks via border crossing points located on the Russian–Chinese and Russian–Mongolian sections of the state border is allowed,...

Russian producers of wood-based panels cannot export their products by transit via Kazakhstan

2 November 2023 ` 21:56  
The Association of Furniture and Woodworking Enterprises of Russia told Rossiyskaya Gazeta about the de-facto discontinued transit cargo traffic of panel products via Kazakhstan. The Association emphasizes that this situation “threatens subsequent operation of Russian woodworking companies” as...

Russian exporters are now obliged to sell their foreign currency revenue

2 November 2023 ` 21:49  
The President of Russia signed Executive Order “On implementing mandatory sale of revenue in a foreign currency received by certain Russian exporters under foreign trade contracts (agreements)”. This document has not been published yet; its key provisions were...