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UPM has sold all its business operations in Russia to Gungnir Wooden Products Trading

3 April 2023 ` 20:34  
UPM has completed withdrawal of its businesses from Russia by selling all its Russian operations, including the Chudovo plywood mill, to Gungnir Wooden Products Trading. The parties have agreed not to disclose the details of the transaction. UPM...

Russian Timber Journal 02-2023: interview with Yuri Strezhen, CEO at Praktika Group; state support measures for the Russian timber industry affected by the sanctions pressure; China reduced log imports from all the main suppliers in 2022; Vladimir Putin proposed to grant enterprises a deferment on forest area lease payments for unharvested timber; the Government of the Russian Federation increased the maximum amount of compensation for the expenses of timber enterprises for the transportation of their products; in 2022, Russia reduced the volume of logging by 13.5% to 194.6 million m³, according to Roslesinforg; Russian Railways resumed accepting sawn timber for export shipments through Kazakhstan; International Paper reaches agreement to sell ownership interest in Ilim joint venture; Segezha Group may reorient the Segezha West project to new products; the volume of furniture export from Russia dropped by 39% YoY in 2022, down to 29.5 billion rubles; Luzales and Slotex acquire Russian assets of IKEA

Russian Timber Journal 02-2023: Yuri Strezhen, CEO at Praktika Group: “This is a good time to improve the efficiency of both production and administrative processes of enterprises”; support measures mentioned by the business, relevant agencies, regions, the Government...

UPM sells its Russian enterprise to its own subsidiary

2 March 2023 ` 12:54  
As Novy Prospekt Newpaper reports, Finnish UPM has changed the ownership structure of its Russian enterprises. According to SPARK, ASTRONAUT RUS HOLDINGS OY, a Finnish joint-stock company, has become the sole owner of UPM Kymmene LLC (trading in...

UPM will cease deliveries to Russia

4 March 2022 ` 14:15  
UPM will cease its deliveries to Russia for the time being. UPM businesses will keep the Russian customers and suppliers informed of the situation. In Russia, UPM employs 800 persons most of whom work at the Chudovo plywood...