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Overview of the Russian wood based products market

The main wood based products in Russia have met a growing demand once with more favorable export markets in 2017 [...]

Russia: ULK Group to increase capacity at sawmill in Archangelsk by 400.000 m3

ULK Group will receive 8 pcs of high capacity HFB 2-zone progressive kilns at its sawmill located in the [...]

Russian log and sawn timber exports increased during January-February

The Russian sawn timber exports have grew during January-February 2018, both in volume and in value terms. The country [...]

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 [...]