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Wood starts to gradually replace concrete, as wooden skycrapers spread across the world

For more than a century, countries have raced to build the world’s tallest buildings with concrete and steel. Now [...]

German exports of logs to China more than double this year

In the January-May period, log imports to China from Russia declined 26.2 percent year-over-year to 3 [...]

Timber exports to China: Russia and New Zealand at ”war”

Russia is currently China's largest timber source. In 2018, Russian exports to China reached 15.65 million cubic meters [...]

Russia could ban timber exports to China

Russia could ban timber exports to China unless Beijing takes action to help mitigate the effects of illegal logging, a [...]

Main Russian wood pellet suppliers and foreign buyers in H1/2019

Exports of wood pellets from Russia are growing at the highest rate in recent years. In H1/2019, exports grew [...]

Russia might cease birch logs export quota

Recently, the Russian Federal Government's Committee on Foreign Trade and Tariff Policy Protection Measures has submitted a proposal to [...]

Singapore’s Sudima to split planned US$200M wood processing complex in Russia’s Far East

Singapore's Sudima International, which announced earlier that it would build a wood-processing complex in the Primorye Territory worth [...]

Russian Sveza to set up its own logging company

Russian plywood manufacturer Sveza has set up its own logging company, Sveza Resource LLC. The company is currently conducting pilot [...]

Growth of global wood pellets demand expected to be driven by Asia in the next decade

Western Europe has long been the world’s largest market for wood pellets used in heat and power production. But [...]

Changing trends in China’s wood supply market: Why the NZ log exports and prices have fallen?

Several cascading effects have impacted Chinese markets for NZ pine logs in Q2 CY19, which will have ramifications throughout Q3 [...]