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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...

Germany reports record pellet production in H1 2020

3 August 2020 ` 16:06  
Despite the corona crisis, in 1H 2020, Germany produced 1.502 million tonnes of wood pellets, thus breaking a new record. The German Energy Wood and Pellet Association eV (DEPV) justifies this with the increasing demand for climate-friendly fuel...

Germany: Falling pellet prices in July 2020

22 July 2020 ` 16:10  
As expected, the second half of the year starts with low summer prices for wood pellets in Germany. The price for pellets in July currently stands at € 225.34 / t (for 6t purchases), which is 1.2% less...

Russian Timber Journal 06-2020: interview with Thomas Meth, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Enviva Partners; plywood export from Russia demonstrates confident growth; according to Rosleskhoz data, timber harvesting in Russia reduced by 8% in 2019 by final Rosleskhoz data

Russian Timber Journal 06-2020: interview with Thomas Meth, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Enviva Partners; plywood export from Russia demonstrates confident growth; according to Rosleskhoz data, timber harvesting in Russia reduced by 8% in 2019...

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...

April pellet price low in Germany

3 June 2020 ` 12:59  
Despite corona-related increased demand, wood pellets in April 2020 are significantly cheaper than in the previous month at 245.94 € / t. Compared to March, a decrease of 4.2% for a 6 t purchase volume reports the German...

Russian Timber Journal 04-2020: Opinion poll of Russian timber companies on the impacts of the coronavirus on outputs and sales; the Government of the Russian Federation approved a list of systemic timber enterprises and measures to support them; how the spread of COVID-19 affects operations of world timber companies (update)

Russian Timber Journal 04-2020: in mid-May 2020, WhatWood agency conducted an express survey of the largest timber industry players about how the coronavirus epidemic affected their production activities and the sales situation; the Government of the Russian Federation approved...

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...

World Forests during the Pandemic: Germany

27 April 2020 ` 15:43  
Germany is going to give substantial help to its economy: the total fiscal measures declared by the authorities are worth €1.3 trillion (which is 37% of its GDP). Funds will be directed to help small businesses: all enterprises...

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...

Russian Timber Journal 05-2019: WhatWood interview with CEO of Altailes; Causes of dropping prices for Russian plywood; Wood product exports hit by US tariffs; Rosleskhoz supported distant monitoring of forests; WhatWood’s study of Russian forest products exports and imports for 4 years; Sawmill profit margins fell substantially in North America

Russian Timber Journal 05-2019: WhatWood interview with CEO of Altailes; Causes of dropping prices for Russian plywood; Wood product exports hit by US tariffs; Rosleskhoz supported distant monitoring of forests; WhatWood’s study of Russian forest products exports and...