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Segezha Group plans to build a huge birch plywood production in Russia

During the Saint-Petersburg International Economic Forum in June, Kamil Zakirov, CEO and Chairman of the Management Board of Segezha [...]

Iran- an emerging destination for wood exports

When many of the economic sanctions against Iran were lifted over a year ago, doors were opened for international investments [...]

Production of wood pellets in Russia expected to rise by 10% in 2017, mainly driven by Asian demand

Russia produced 1.013 MMT of wood pellets in 2016, a 3.5 percent increase from CY 2015. Sources report [...]

Russian timber industry seeks expansion of partnership with China

China is hosting SYLVA WOOD 2017 - the international exhibition, a landmark event for the global timber processing industry.   [...]

Russia: Top 10 wood pellet producers and production facilities in 2016

About 65 percent of total Russian production of wood pellets is manufactured by 12 processing facilities. There are about 20 [...]

Russia: Production of wood pellets expected to rise sharply by 2025

While Russia’s wood pellet production is relatively young, it accounts for a six percent share of world wood pellet [...]

Chinese demand for Russian sawnwood at historical levels

On May 12th, 2017, the Russian government expanded the list of forest products, which are subject to the requirements of [...]

Global softwood markets prices went upward in Q1/2017

Global softwood lumber prices trended upward in early 2017 with prices in North America hitting a 13-year high, Chinese [...]