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Russian producers continue to report consistently high MDF/HDF sales

23 January 2024 ` 19:26  
As of late December 2023, WhatWood estimates the Russian output of MDF/HDF and fiberboard in 2023 at 3.8 million m³ (+7% YoY), as reported in the monthly price review Market of Wood-Based Panels in Russia. This performance will...

Association of Furniture and Woodworking Enterprises of Russia: furniture production in Russia surged by 33% in 2023, up to 66.7 million pieces

22 January 2024 ` 22:47  
Production of kitchen furniture (tables, cabinets, etc.) soared the most—by 81%. The output increased by 23% YoY in monetary terms, up to 438 billion rubles (it was 356 billion rubles in 2022). Furniture prices in the domestic market...

Komi started producing laminated MDF

22 January 2024 ` 22:41  
A medium-density fiberboard plant in Zheshart, Komi, started producing laminated MDF. This is a new product and a new finishing material for the region as a whole. According to Vladimir Pelevin, Production Site Manager at Zheshart PBL, the...

Particleboard producers are trying to load their laminating facilities as much as possible

18 January 2024 ` 23:24  
As of late December 2023, WhatWood estimates the 2023 particleboard output in Russia (including laminated particleboard) at 7.7 million m³ (+15 YoY). The annual utilization of production facilities was 86% (not counting non-operational facilities) compared to 74% in...

Half of wood pellets produced in Russia remains in the domestic market

16 January 2024 ` 19:15  
According to WhatWood estimates, the wood pellet output in Russia was around 185,000 t in November 2023 and 1.7 million t over 11 months of 2023. The total 2023 wood pellet output in Russia will stay at the...

Russian furniture output surged

5 December 2023 ` 19:31  
In January—September 2023, the Russian furniture output surged by 27.3% YoY, reaching 46.7 million pieces, as reported by Rossiyskaya Gazeta referencing the Association of Furniture and Woodworking Enterprises of Russia. In September 2023, the furniture output increased by...

In January-October 2023, sawn timber production in Russia decreased by 5%

1 December 2023 ` 19:20  
The volume of Russian sawn timber production in January-October 2023 decreased by 5% YoY, to 24.3 million m³, according to Rosstat. At the same time, the output of sawn timber in October 2023 increased by 6.6% compared to October...

Production of Russian plywood increased in October 2023

1 December 2023 ` 19:07  
The production of Russian plywood in October 2023 increased by 7.3% compared to the previous month, according to Rosstat. This figure is even more impressive compared to October 2022: +16.5%. However, in January-October 2023, plywood output is still...

Association of Furniture and Woodworking Enterprises of Russia: In H1 2023, the Russian furniture output increased

28 September 2023 ` 18:55  
Based on the H1 2023 performance, the furniture output in physical terms grew by 8.6% YoY, up to 28.8 million units, as reported by Kommersant referencing data from the Association of Furniture and Woodworking Enterprises of Russia. Particularly...

In January-July 2023, sawn timber production in Russia decreased by 9%

24 August 2023 ` 13:09  
The volume of Russian sawn timber production in January-July 2023 decreased by 9% YoY to 17 million m³, Rosstat reports. In July 2023, sawn timber production decreased by 2.6% (+0.3% YoY) compared to the previous month.

In January-July 2023, plywood production in Russia decreased by 12.2%

24 August 2023 ` 12:50  
According to Rosstat, the volume of Russian plywood production in January-July 2023 decreased by 12.2% YoY to 1.883 million m³. In July 2023, plywood mills produced almost 300,000 m³ of products, which is 3.1% lower than in the...

Sveza is planning to switch to low-waste plywood production by 2024

22 August 2023 ` 16:38  
In 2023, the annual upgrading of the group’s plants enabled it to utilize 95% of timber residue. Next year, the company is planning to improve this performance indicator to 100%. A considerable share of bark, chips, and sawdust...