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Survey shows pellet producers negatively impacted by COVID-19 pandemic

   75% of certified producers have been negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.    A [...]

Forecast: Russian timber industry could contract by 30%

The Russian construction industry may contract by almost 50% in 2021 and its revival will take at least two years [...]

Russian government plans to stimulate exports of wood pellets

The Russian government expects to reduce the amount of wood waste by stimulating exports of wood  pellets.    [...]

German spruce lumber puts pressure on Finnish and Russian supplies to China

After February, a large volume of German spruce lumber was reported at the Chinese ports, with imports reaching approximately 340 [...]

European damaged wood invades the Chinese timber market

Chinese timber imports fell by 21% in the first five months of 2020. Instead of 17.5 million m³, China [...]

Russia’s sawn timber and logs exports fall sharply in Jan.-May. 2020

During January-May 2020 Russia’s export of sawn timber made 7.3 mn tons, down 9.8% year-on [...]

Global forest products trade remains strong despite pandemic

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted supply chains for many industry sectors worldwide, the forest products industry has [...]

Booming e-commerce demands optimised wood processing supply chains

Many sectors are in the doldrums due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but for those companies managing to keep their [...]

Russia: ULK Group to start construction of its mega sawmill this month

Russia's largest timber industry complex will be built in the village of Karpogory, Arkhangelsk region. Russia's ULK Group [...]

Segezha Group boosts volume of sawn softwood sales

The volume of sawn-softwood sold by Segezha Group in the first quarter was 9.0 % higher than a year [...]