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Russian timber industry news #14-15-2016

6 September 2016 ` 02:51  
– Egger launched an MDF/HDF production line in the Smolensk region with a capacity of 350,000 m3. It will produce MDF of standard quality and for deep milling (for hypermarket networks selling construction materials and for the furniture...

Global timber market review #14-15-2016

6 September 2016 ` 02:37  
– The global engineered wood products market will be driven by demand for cost-effective and environmentally friendly wood products all through 2020 and will grow at a CAGR of more than 26%, as said in the report prepared...

Russian timber industry news #13-2016

21 July 2016 ` 22:05  
– Valmet will deliver a biomass-fired boiler plant and related automation and environmental systems to Segezha pulpmill in the Republic of Karelia, Russia. Equipment delivery is scheduled for 2017. – The head of Buryatia Vyacheslav Nagovitsyn has recently...

Global timber market review #13-2016

21 July 2016 ` 21:55  
– China Wood Importers Committee organized a delegation of wood importers to mid-west China to visit ports and manufacturers. The steady development of the economy in mid-western cities in China and the possibility of supply shortage after the...

Russian timber industry news #12-2016

10 July 2016 ` 12:51  
– The Far Eastern company Arkaim is going to open plant for the production of antioxidants from raw wood in bonded zone Xinglong in China’s Changchun. “We plan to process here larch into antioxidants and prebiotics. These products...

Russian timber industry news #11-2016

23 June 2016 ` 07:30  
– Kiev cardboard and paper mill (Ukraine, belongs to Pulp Mill Holding along with Russia’s Arkhangelsk PPM) became completely independent of the Russian market of wastepaper: over a four-month ban on the wastepaper exports from Russia, the plant...

Global lumber markets are on the rise

8 June 2016 ` 14:30  
In Q1 of 2016, world trade of lumber increased by 20% (y-to-y). Ten largest importing countries – especially the US, China and Egypt – have increased the volume of purchases. In the period from January to April 2016,...

Global timber market review #10-2016

3 June 2016 ` 15:51  
– With declining log inventories at the Chinese ports (about 40% lower than the same time last year) and an uptick in demand for wood in the domestic market, importation of logs has been trending upwards in the...

Russian timber industry news #9-2016

27 May 2016 ` 11:37  
– The Central Asian and Northern African markets remained difficult in the Q1 2016, as Rusforest mentioned in its quarterly report. However, the company managed to redirect more low-quality product sales to the Japanese market instead. – Pomorskaya...

Global timber market review #9-2016

27 May 2016 ` 11:34  
– On May 1, insolvency proceedings on the bankrupt German Pellets Group were opened. The company is now managed by insolvency administrator, and its mills are gradually acquired by various investors. – A trial is underway at the...

In Q1 2016, Russian softwood lumber exports reached a historic high of 5.2m m3

11 May 2016 ` 22:51  
In March 2016, the sales of softwood lumber from Russia to foreign markets grew by 32% (m/m), or by 5.5% year on year to 2.2 million m3. The value was $256 million, which is 30% higher than last...

Russian timber industry news #7/8-2016

11 May 2016 ` 22:44  
– Ilim Group has announced the investment of $2 billion in development of its production facilities in the next five years. The company plans to increase annual output by 500 thousand tonnes during this time. – Chinese Hubei...