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Russian timber industry news #12-2015

1 July 2015 ` 20:27  
– On 5 June 2015, Arkhangelsk PPM started the equipment of the new hemicellulose plant in the start-up & commissioning mode. The technology used for this production is one of the variations of kraft cooking process. – Martin...

Global timber market review #12-2015

1 July 2015 ` 20:25  
– Gradual EU economy revival combined with the global economy upward trend will encourage the growth of demand for the Finnish forest sector products, such a conclusion was reached by the Natural Resources Institute of Finland (Luke). Luke...

Russian timber industry news #11-2015

18 June 2015 ` 15:23  
– At the end of May 2015, several investment agreements were signed at the third economic forum “Vladimir region: local centre of import substitution”, including the one on the construction of an MDF mill in Murom on Siempelkamp...

Russian softwood lumber prices continue to fall on global markets

18 June 2015 ` 15:11  
During January-April 2015, the price of Russian softwood lumber fell by 23% (yoy) to an average of $134 per cubic metre (average price on the Russian border). The volume of exports increased by 4% (yoy) to 7.3 million...

Global timber market review #6-2015

7 April 2015 ` 14:23  
– American woodworking equipment producer USNR announced that it has acquired Söderhamn Eriksson (Sweden). – Raute Corporation will supply plywood equipment for the veneer mill of Latvijas Finieris Group in Kohila, Estonia. – Stora Enso plans to rationalise...

Russian timber industry news #5-2015

27 March 2015 ` 10:32  
– In St. Petersburg, Finnish company Skaala opened a plant for the production of energy-efficient wooden windows. – In case of state procurement contracts, Russian producers of furniture may count on a 15% preference in price compared to...

WhatWood: in 2014, Russian softwood lumber prices declined at almost all sales markets

11 March 2015 ` 14:28  
In 2014, Russia increased its exports of sawn softwood by 5.1% to 21.4 million m3 (+1.7% to $3.5 billion in value terms), but prices during the year has been decreasing at almost all sales markets, despite the export-friendly...

Global timber market review #5-2015

27 March 2015 ` 10:22  
– Lumber prices declined for much of the fall of 2014 in both Sweden and Finland, because the export market weakened in the second half of the year, WRQ reports – According to ITTO, January housing starts in...

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, December 01-14, 2014: Global pattern of softwood lumber demand in 2014

23 December 2014 ` 16:59  
Demand for softwood lumber has been steadily increasing on a worldwide basis since the great recession. As a result, lumber shipments in 2014 are the highest since 2007 by far, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly. Lumber prices...

Global Trends Review, November 17-30, 2014: North America waits for housing recovery; EU architects presented construction outlook

8 December 2014 ` 19:50  
A slower than forecast recovery in the North American housing sector continued to dampen earnings among some of the continent’s largest timber producers, TTJ reported. Weyerhaeuser’s wood products division expected earnings to fall towards the end of the...