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Lumber Report No.1 (17): stunning growth of lumber exports to China, new production leader and restoration of prices

7 February 2017 ` 20:59  
Read in the latest issue of the monthly review of the Russian sawmilling industry WhatWood Russian Monthly Lumber Report No.1 (17) – January 2017: The volume of export of sawn softwood products from Russia increased by 11% up to 24.8...

WhatWood Russian Monthly Lumber Report #15 (Oct’ 2016): seasonal decline of wood supplies; tough competition in Egypt; export seasonality

11 December 2016 ` 23:54  
Read in the latest issue of our monthly review of Russian sawmilling industry WhatWood Russian Monthly Lumber Report #15 (October 2016): Seasonal decline of timber supplies to lumber mills in late September and October has resulted in decrease in production...

Russian timber industry news #22/23-2016

31 December 2016 ` 22:37  
– On December 6, 2016 the Solomenskiy sawmill (Petrozavodsk, Karelia) put into operation a new line of sawmilling. Thus, the plant has completed the next stage of modernization and expansion of production. – Ladozhsky DSK CJSC postponed commissioning...

Global timber market review #22/23-2016

31 December 2016 ` 22:21  
– Latvijas Finieris Group opens a new birch plywood mill in Kohila (Estonia), launching products with RIGA logo there, Fordaq reported. After two investment phases worth €80 million in total, a world-class birch plywood mill has been created:...

Russian timber industry news #21-2016

31 December 2016 ` 15:55  
– AFK Sistema owned by billionaire Vladimir Yevtushenkov made a public proposal of the purchase of all shares of Finnish house-building company Honkarakenne at the price of €1.5 per share. According to Finnish newspaper Helsingin Sanomat, the CEO...

Global timber market review #21-2016

31 December 2016 ` 15:48  
– In the first three quarters of 2016, log imports through Taicang Port, China, totalled 6.51 million m3 valued at $920 million, ITTO reported. Of the total, the value of log imports from Russia through Taicang Port soared...

Russian timber industry news #20-2016

22 November 2016 ` 02:43  
– LDK-3 has started to install the equipment and mount the premises of a new sawmill worth RUR 1 billion. Trial run of the line will take place in the spring of 2017. The factory will operate the...

Global timber market review #18-2016

17 October 2016 ` 18:08  
– Austria-based timber group Binderholz is positioning itself to make greater inroads in the UK’s sawn and planed softwood market following the formation of a new UK division, TTJ reported. The company is looking to sell the products...

Russian timber industry news #17-2016

3 October 2016 ` 11:20  
– Karelia Pulp has officially announced its intention to redeem Kondopoga pulpmill at the auction, which presumably will take place in the spring of 2017. “Through our own investments, we have consolidated more than 50% of debts of...

Global timber market review #17-2016

3 October 2016 ` 11:18  
– Despite many talks regarding the renewal of the softwood lumber agreement between the US and Canada, the two sides aren’t close enough on numerous key issues. Martin Moen, the Canadian chief negotiator in the softwood lumber talks...

Russian timber industry news #16-2016

18 September 2016 ` 21:58  
– Segezha Group may engage in the production of CLT panels, said the President of the company Sergey Pomelov in an interview with Vedomosti business paper. The group also plans to increase production volumes and reduce costs at...

Global timber market review #16-2016

18 September 2016 ` 21:40  
– Finland’s export volume of sawn timber grew by 15% in January-June 2016, Fordaq reported. The export value totalled EUR 650m. Managing Director of Finnish Sawmills association, Kai Merivuori, says the profitability of the sawmill industry in Finland...