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Russian timber industry news #18-2015

5 October 2015 ` 13:49  
– The Ministry of economic development has decided to ban the export of wastepaper from Russia for four months, as well as to reduce the rate of import duty on coated paper down to 5% for 1.5 years....

Global timber market review #10-2015

10 June 2015 ` 16:09  
– Total EU imports of Russian birch plywood increased 10% to 785,000 m3 in 2014, reports Fordaq. The market is widely distributed across the continent. In 2014, there was a particularly sharp increase in imports to Germany, which...

Russian timber industry news #6-2015

7 April 2015 ` 14:28  
– On March 17, 2015, Lesozavod 25 commissioned a second pellet production line of 60,000 tons per year at its Tsiglomen site. – According to Karelia Pulp CEO Pavel Kalugin, growth of domestic lumber demand led to production...

Russian timber industry news #3-2015

26 February 2015 ` 12:57  
– Sakhles company has put into operation a Japanese automatic sawing line, which will increase the processing of sawlogs to 36 thousand m3. – Arkhangelsk anti-monopoly body approved the purchase of 70.71% stake in Arkhangelsk LDK-3 by Lesozavod...

Global timber market review #2-2015

10 February 2015 ` 13:57  
Improved lumber orders from Chinese buyers allowed Canada’s Western Forest Products to reopen its sawmill in January. China, Indonesia, Brazil, Portugal and Australia face allegations over cheap uncoated paper imports to the US, EUWID Paper reported. In 2014,...

Global Trends Review, December 15-28, 2014: Softwood lumber prices declined in Sweden and Germany; Italy plans to double VAT on pellets

31 December 2014 ` 03:22  
The producer price index of softwood lumber in Germany fell 1.6 points in November, marking the strongest decline within one month since December 2011, said Holzkurier quoting German official statistics. The index now stands at 114% (2010 =...

Global Trends Review, June 30 – July 13, 2014: US may soon utilize European CLT widely; PPI companies dispose of paper assets

15 July 2014 ` 17:33  
There is hype around European-made cross-laminated timber in the United States, as Holzkurier journal wrote in an editorial article. Many agendas and initiatives have been set towards CLT in recent years. The White House officially supported “innovative timber...

Global Trends Review, February 24 – March 09, 2014: China boosts investments into foreign timber processing; Moody’s anticipates pulp price decline

13 March 2014 ` 16:44  
Chinese timber enterprises are rapidly increasing foreign investments. Around $1.3 billion has been already allocated in some 20 countries, mainly for logging and primary processing, but with growing interest in wood product manufacturing, as ITTO reported. Recently, both...

Global Trends Review, November 11-17, 2013: Danish pellet imports to reach 3 million t by 2020; mixed fortunes for equipment producers in Q3

21 November 2013 ` 19:42  
The Danish government has issued a report on its domestic market for wood pellets with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network. According to the report quoted by Fordaq, Denmark is the number one importer of...

Global Trends Review, October 14-20, 2013: European glulam consumption fell; Malaysia to emerge as major pellet exporter

28 October 2013 ` 10:18  
Data from the UNECE Timber Committee indicates that European glulam consumption fell 2.6% to 2.83 million m3 in 2012, ITTO reported. Germany and Austria have traditionally been the largest markets for glulam, while Italy and France showed rapid...

Global Trends Review, September 16-22, 2013: trend to local sales in woodworking; pulp & paper equipment makers cut jobs

25 September 2013 ` 05:25  
In 2013, the output of the eight largest European softwood lumber producers is expected to increase by about 1.8 million to 100 million m3, as reported by Holzkurier journal quoting the Association of the Austrian Wood Industry. Production...

Arkhangelsk PPM: Russian economy possibly to face prolonged recession

14 August 2013 ` 22:05  
The first half of 2013 passed under the negative impact of the crisis. As noted in the study of marketing department of Arkhangelsk pulp & paper mill, a protracted recession may await Russian economy. In January-May 2013, pulp...