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Import duty rate on plywood from unfriendly countries was increased to 50%

18 August 2023 ` 16:36  
The Government of the Russian Federation introduced a 50% import duty rate on plywood from unfriendly countries, the press office of the Ministry of Economic Development reports. According to the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian...

US hardwood plywood imports fall 21%

26 January 2023 ` 11:19  
US imports of hardwood plywood declined by 21% in November, falling to their lowest level since January 2021. The 220,249 m³ imported was 22.5% less than that of November 2021., ITTO reported. Imports from Russia, which inexplicably inflated in October,...

Egypt imports Russian plywood at record-setting rates

1 December 2022 ` 13:21  
After July 8, 2022, when supplies of almost all timber products from Russia to EU countries virtually stopped, the average monthly export of Russian plywood plummeted by a half in physical terms. In May and June 2022, just...

ITTO: US plywood imports from Russia more than doubled in August

17 October 2022 ` 18:52  
After four months of decline, US imports of hardwood plywood bounced back in August, gaining 11% over the previous month, according to the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO). However, the 302,300 m³ imported was 7.4% less than the...

EU bans imports of wood pulp and paper from Russia

6 October 2022 ` 16:56  
The European Commission announced that the EU countries have approved the eighth package of sanctions against Russia. Additional restrictions include a ban on imports of wood pulp and paper from Russia. All imports of products from Russia, which...

US hardwood plywood imports continue downward

24 August 2022 ` 16:20  
US imports of hardwood plywood fell for a third straight month, declining by 9% in June, ITTO reports. The 296,900 m³ imported was the lowest volume month of the year and was 2.3% less than the previous June. Imports...

Russia has sharply increased the import of Turkish furniture

3 August 2022 ` 17:05  
Russia is increasing imports of furniture from Turkey. The import of these products for the first six months of 2022 increased by 88.1% and reached $65 million. At the same time, according to the Anadolu agency, experts believe...

The USA has developed a draft bill prohibiting the import of Russian and Belorussian timber products

20 April 2022 ` 16:29  
The House of Representatives of the US Congress developed a draft bill prohibiting the import of Russian and Belorussian timber and products thereof. This document was submitted to the House of Representatives on April 7. Specific types of...

Orsted stops buying wood pellets from Russia

1 March 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...

In January-October 2021, Russia increased furniture import by 30.7%

15 December 2021 ` 16:52  
In January-October 2021, the cost of Russian furniture import increased by 30.7% YoY to $ 1.994 billion, according to the Federal Customs Service of Russia. In October 2021, import amounted to $ 221.1 million (+ 6.6% MoM).

The European Commission imposed permanent anti-dumping duties on birch plywood import from Russia

14 December 2021 ` 17:55  
After imposing tentative anti-dumping duties in June 2021, the European Commission established the final anti-dumping duties for importing Russian birch plywood to EU countries. This involved adjusting the customs duties for Russian plywood producers compared to tentative amounts....

The USA is becoming the biggest importer of Russian OSB

28 July 2021 ` 21:12  
Based on April 2021 performance, OSB export from Russia to the USA reached unprecedented volumes – 9,568 m³ by volume and $4.53 million by value. As a result, the US share in the export structure of Russian OSB...