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WhatWood’s annual review: In 2013, Russian timber industry found its growth points

The last year has not brought any fundamentally new trends to the forest industry of Russia: companies tried to reduce the high cost of log procurement and production, also looking for new points of growth. Eventually export demand...

WhatWood: overstocking led to reduction of prices for Russian timber in Egypt

18 June 2014 ` 13:49  
Overstocking of the port of Alexandria with large volumes of sawn timber in June led to price cuts in the Egyptian market, as the representatives of large exporting sawmills in the European part of Russia told WhatWood. After...

WhatWood: In Q1 2014, average export price for Russian sawn timber rose 0.2%

24 May 2014 ` 19:28  
The average price of sawn timber exported from Russia following the results of the first quarter of 2014 amounted to $176.3, which is 0.2% higher than a year ago. Compared to Q4 2013, prices increased by 1%. However,...

Global Trends Review, May 05-18, 2014: housing market forecasts in EU; new biofuel investments in Canada, Japan and Europe

24 May 2014 ` 19:10  
The building permits development in 2013 remained negative and is expected to decline in 2014 in France, Italy, Spain, and the Netherlands, though the latter three showed some positive developments, says Fordaq quoting the latest Arch-Vision report on...

Global Trends Review, April 21 – May 04, 2014: Nordic sawmillers report positive Q1 2014; importers of Asian plywood switch to break bulk shipments

10 May 2014 ` 13:13  
Scandinavian sawn timber producers report a good start of 2014 due to improved market demand and better prices on major markets, TTJ said. Moelven’s pre-tax profits in Q1 2014 were NOK 32.9 million (€4 million), compared to NOK...

Sveza does not exclude growth of prices for Russian plywood

25 April 2014 ` 13:57  
Sveza Group does not exclude growth of prices for Russian-made plywood, as said in the press release of the company. The appreciation of plywood can be triggered by two factors: wood shortage and price growth, as well as...

Investlesprom prepared for axle load limit, intends to decrease log purchase prices in NW Russia

25 April 2014 ` 13:54  
The largest enterprises of the Russian timber industry holding Investlesprom have stocked wood resources sufficient for smooth operations during the spring impassability of roads, the press service of the holding reported. In the spring, regional authorities traditionally impose...

Global Trends Review, April 07-20, 2014: raw wood concerns around the world; lumber production in Finland predicted to grow 2% in 2014

24 April 2014 ` 21:01  
According to the latest Eurostat figures quoted by Fordaq, in 2013 not only the sawmills from Europe made their presence obvious on the Chinese market, but also EU’s softwood log exporters more than tripled their deliveries compared to...

Global Trends Review, March 24 – April 06, 2014: The year in Europe starts with growing construction; China bans logging in Heilongjiang

14 April 2014 ` 19:58  
In January 2014 compared with January 2013, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector increased by 8.8% in the euro area (EU18) and by 7.3% in the EU28, as Fordaq said quoting Eurostat. The highest increases in production...

Global Trends Review, March 10-23, 2014: CLT and other engineered products are conquering new markets

26 March 2014 ` 22:32  
Idaho Forest Group (US) and Johann Offner Group (Austria) have announced plans to introduce CLT technology to the United States together, Holzkurier reported. The new company will primarily market a product known in German-speaking countries as KLH, a...

Base prices for Russian softwood timber in Europe in 2013

2 March 2014 ` 18:10  
Exports of softwood timber from Russia to Europe amounted to 4.36 million m3 in 2013. The countries of Baltic region and North Sea constitute the major market there, the largest importers being Finland, Germany, Estonia, France, UK, and...

WhatWood published summing-up wood and timber price charts for 2013

27 December 2013 ` 02:05  
WhatWood News & Analytics agency has prepared the summing-up publication covering wood and timber industry prices in 2013 in Russia and its export markets, having collected all data available by year-end in 35 descriptive charts. In these charts,...