Russia: Record exports of wood pellets in 2017

Wood pellet manufacturers in Russia have recorded record export sales in 2017. For the full year, the country exported 1 [...]

Kastamonu increased production of wood-based panels at Alabuga plant in Russia by 30% in 2017

Turkish Kastamonu increased its output in 2017 at the Alabuga plant in Russia. Production of wood-based panels and laminate [...]

Value of Russian sawn timber exports up by 25% during January-November 2017

The sawn timber exports from Russia went up both in value and volume terms during the first 11 months of [...]

Russia to gradually increase log export duties in order to promote domestic wood proccessing

The Russian government announced a new ministerial ordinance regarding log exports from the Far East regions. It states that if [...]

Segezha Group to start construction of two plywood plants in Russia this year

Segezha Group will start construction of two plywood plants in 2018. According to the announcement, the projects will be executed [...]

Titan Group grew its timber harvesting in Russia to 2.2 million m3 in 2017

Titan group of companies informed that in January-December 2017, the timber enterprises of the holding harvested 2.2 million [...]

Timber prices in China forecast to rise in 2018

The trend for timber price index in China during 2017 was on the rise, even if it was affected by [...]

Strong lumber demand increases global sawlog prices

Global sawlog prices were reported higher throughout the world in the 3Q/17 and are likely to continue upward into [...]

Russia might limit the exports of roundwood

Moscow is currently considering to adopt a new legislation to limit the export of roundwood and also introduce a quota [...]