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Russia to impose restrictions on veneer logs exports

The Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia decided to impose temporary restrictions on the export of veneer logs for [...]

Strong lumber markets in the US and Europe increased the global sawlog price by 10%

The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) increased substantially, driven by strengthening lumber markets in both the US and Europe. The [...]

Segezha’s new plywood mill in Russia ready to start production

Vyatsky Plywood Mill (subsidiary of Segezha Group) has almost competed the commissioning of the second stage of the plywood mill [...]

Russia dominates China’s sawn softwood imports

According to data from China’s Custom, total sawnwood imports from Russia amounted to 15.58 million cubic metres in [...]

Greenpeace to withdraw from FSC

Greenpeace is withdrawing from the main global group for certifying sustainable wood products, saying it is failing to protect natural [...]

Russia might start forest products exports to UAE

During the Dubai WoodShow (12-14 March 2018), Russian enterprises presented their products at a joint stand, organized by Russian [...]

Global sawlog prices on the rise in Q4/2017

The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) increased to US$76.34/m3 in the 4Q/17, up 1.0 percent [...]

Segezha Group commissions new glulam processing line from Hundegger

Sokol Timber Company invested in a new for a new  processing line to produce house parts made of the glued [...]

Russia: Drop in softwood logs exports in China in 2017; hardwood deliveries up 23%

In 2017, China reduced the Russian roundwood imports by 0.8% and increased the purchases of hardwood by 23%.  [...]

Sveza completes acquisition of Tyumen Plywood Plant in Russia

Sveza received approval from the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia (the FAS Russia) for the previously announced acquisition of Tyumen [...]