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Russia’s softwood lumber invades the Chinese market

China's softwood lumber imports hit a new record of 21.58 million cubic meters in 2016, up 24 percent [...]

Russia increased its lumber and plywood exports during 2016

Russia has, once again, increased its lumber and plywood exports during the full year 2016. The volume of Russian lumber [...]

Russia: Analysis of the plywood and wood-based panels industry (financial and production capacity)

The Russian plywood industry is presented today by 65 factories with projected capacity of 4 million m3. They are working [...]

Eastern Europe’s wood pellet production is growing dynamically

The pellet economy worldwide is steady and ready to double its percentage rate. During 2015, almost 30 million tonnes of [...]

Russia’s sawn softwood exports increased by 11% in 2016; deliveries to China +37%; Segezha Group top exporter

The exports volumes for sawn softwood products from Russia increased by 11% up to 24.8 million m3 (+ 2.4 [...]

Russia might impose export duties on lumber with a low degree of processing

At the end of January, the Russian President, Vladimir Putin, approved a list of instructions following an audit conducted by [...]
February 6, 2017 Daily News / Lumber / Sawmilling / China / Global / Russia

Segezha Group upscaled sawn timber sales to China

As of the year-end 2016, the global reach of Segezha Group sawn timber sales (part of Sistema JFSC) has [...]

Kastamonu boosted its MDF production in Russia by 50%

Kastamonu kept of upgrading its output during 2016 as to reach the planned production capacity at its Russian site in [...]

Roundwood, sawnwood and plywood exports from Russia increased during January-November 2016

Russian roundwood, sawnwood and plywood export volumes increased during January-November 2016.    During the mentioned period [...]

Siempelkamp delivers new MDF plant in the Ural mountains region

About 80% of Russia's wood resources can be found east of the Ural Mountains, which accounts for about 20 [...]