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Sanctions on Russia negatively impact Australia’s construction industry

With supplies of key laminated veneered lumber (LVL) and engineered wood products (EWPs) imported from Russia and Belarus, which accounted [...]

Russian sawmills hit by sanctions

Already in May 2022, Russian sawmilling companies were able to largely feel the impact of sanctions and restrictions on their [...]

Plywood plants of Russian Sveza work at 20-40% of capacity

Aleksey Mordashov, head of the board of directors of Severstal, which also owns the leading Russian birch plywood producer Sveza [...]

IKEA plans to sell its four plants in Russia

The Swedish retailer IKEA plans to sell its plants in Russia.    The group said its retail [...]

Russian timber industry is looking for ways to export through Belarus and Turkey

Russian lumber companies, forced to halt exports to the EU due to sanctions, doubled supplies to China and Kazakhstan in [...]

Top global softwood lumber producers

In 2021, the 25 biggest softwood sawmills in the world produced more than 85 million m³ of lumber, which corresponds [...]

Lithuania plans timber export ban as sanctions cause raw material shortage

Due to the export of Lithuanian timber, the local industry is experiencing an increasing shortage and price of raw materials [...]

No sales market for Russian pellet exporters starting July

From July 10, the Russian wood pellet exports to Europe, the main market for Russian companies, will be completely stopped [...]

Skyrocketing wood prices in Japan due to Ukraine war

The war in Ukraine has inflated the cost of timber in Japan.    Russia’s retaliatory measures [...]

Global port congestion improves, freight rates will remain high

High freight costs, congestion at terminals, earlier peak seasons and due to strict Covid-19 lockdown measures have had a [...]