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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...

Global Trends Review, October 07-13, 2013: EU lumber prices growing, Japan seems oversaturated, South Korea emerging

16 October 2013 ` 04:01  
According to Fordaq, first-class lumber on ex-works terms in France costs €240-245 in October, second-class squared timber – €187-193, so generally lumber is 1-3% more expensive than in January 2013. The French sawyers doubt whether the upward trend...

Global Trends Review, May 06-12, 2013: OSB prices plateaued; China’s GDP slowed down

14 May 2013 ` 06:38  
The slight decline in North American OSB and softwood plywood prices seen in the first half of April has intensified in the past fortnight, EUWID Wood reported. The slump in OSB prices, in particular, is being attributed mainly...

Arkhbum CEO: Growth of railroad tariffs will switch loggers to truck transportation

12 February 2013 ` 04:54  
Arkhangelsk, February 12. On January 28, Russian Railways made another tariff hike by 2.4% on transporting pulpwood in carriages of 13-4012-17, 13-4012-16, 13-401-06, 13-401-07, 13-198 models as well as open wagons. Transporting logs by 23-4000 and 23-469М2 wagons...

Russian Railways to revise new wood transportation tariffs

25 January 2013 ` 16:31  
Moscow, January 25. Federal Tariff Service of Russia requested Russian Railways to return to previous tariff rate, as Arkhangelsk pulpmill service reported. As the company said, since November 01, 2012, Russian Railways decided to unify tariff rate for...

Anti-monopoly service fined Russian Railways for €55.5 million for abuse of dominance

15 November 2012 ` 06:26  
Moscow, November 15. Federal anti-monopoly service (FAS) has fined Russian Railways OJSC for 2.24 billion Rubles (€55.5 million) for “abuse of dominance”, as the service announced. Many companies and industry associations have complained about expensive services and poor...

Russian Railways and Sverdlovsk region will support small-volume deliveries

5 August 2012 ` 19:35  
Sverdlovsk affiliate of Russian Railways and regional government are going to make steps to support the forest industry in the region, as decided at the regular meeting of the two sides. Several ways to boost efficient logistics in...