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Russian wood pellet exports hit record high in Q3/2020

Russian wood pellet exports hit a quarterly high in July-September this year, extending the trend in the first half [...]

Russia: Export prices for wood pellets down 40% since the beginning of the year

   The downward trend if wood pellets prices in Russia continued in October 2020. Export prices have dropped within [...]

Russia: Rising roundwood price trend reversed in September 2020

After a sharp recovery in the summer months from the Covid-19 negative impact, roundwood prices in Russia have started [...]

European bark beetle logs fill China’s wood hunger

   The world wood market has become very chaotic due to the outbreak of the coronavirus which seriously impacted [...]

Global CLT production forecast to double by 2025

   CLT has become popular in Europe, Japan, North America and Oceania. The global production of  CLT (cross-laminated [...]

China: Softwood logs and lumber imports update in Jan.-Sep. 2020

Softwood log stocks at China’s main ocean ports totalled 4.6 million m3 at the end of September 2020 [...]

Sharp drop in China’s sawnwood imports

   According to China Customs data, China imported 17 million cubic metres of sawnwood in the first half of [...]

China’s raw material sourcing to be substantially impacted by Russia’s 2022 log export ban

   Softwood log exports from Russia have been in steady decline for the past 15 years and could reach [...]

Russian plywood producer Sveza bets on Asia and doubles sales in 2020

   Despite difficult economic conditions, Russian plywood producer Sveza managed to double its sales in East and Southeast Asia [...]

Segezha produced its first CLT panel at new Sokol plant

   The Russian Segezha Group has produced its first CLT panel measuring 3 by 6 meters at its new [...]