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Kronospan to invest 18.4 billion rubles to expand its production capacity in Bashkortostan

7 April 2021 ` 16:36  
The project aimed at increasing the output of OSB is estimated at 5 billion rubles (15 new jobs), of binding agent – at 5 billion rubles (20 jobs), of plywood – at 8.4 billion rubles (70 jobs).

Austrian timber companies fined in Romania for unfair competition

25 January 2021 ` 19:23  
Romania’s Competition Council fined 31 timber producers on the local market for anti-competitive arrangements in the auctions organized during 2011-2016 by the state forest management company Romsilva. The competition body found that 33 companies, out of the 96...

Kronospan is going to launch production of bases for wood-based panels near Kaluga 

1 December 2020 ` 18:13  
Kronospan intends to implement its second investment project on building a plant producing bases for wood-based panels from ready-made pulp by Ultra Decor Rus in the territory of Kaluga Special Economic Zone (SEZ). The respective agreement was signed...

Russian Timber Journal 10-2020: European Union is going to conduct an anti-dumping investigation in relation to birch plywood import from Russia, EU may impose duties; interview with Ilya Korotkov, Director General at Cherepovets Plywood and Furniture Mill; Russia is consistently growing the export of larch sawn timber

Russian Timber Journal 10-2020: the European Commission reported the start of the investigation that will determine whether Russian birch plywood import is subject to dumping and whether the European Union industry was harmed; WhatWood Agency had a conversation...

WhatWood Agency has completed an update to its annual survey MDF / HDF Market in Russia in 2019-2020

28 October 2020 ` 12:28  
The volume of MDF/HDF, fiberboard (all types of panels) production reached 3.7 million m³ (+ 6% vs 2018). Excluding from the calculations the mature segment of the wet fiberboard, the volume of MDF / HDF production, dry fiberboard...

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...

Kronospan may purchase assets of Russian Laminate

28 April 2020 ` 12:36  
Russian Laminate owns two particleboard production sites in Smolensk and Moscow regions with a total capacity of 480,000 m3 per year. Its MDF production equipment with a capacity of 400,000 m3 per year at the production site of...

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 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...

Kronospan plans to produce wood boards on the the territory of advanced development of Primorye

1 June 2019 ` 20:00  
According to Ardasher Kurbansho, General Director of Kronospan LLC: “Primorye has a great export potential: the Republic of Korea, Taiwan, China are nearby. The project will be more competitive if it is produced and sold from the Far...