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Ban on Russian timber exports to China would be inappropriate, says Minister of Industry and Trade

A complete ban on the sale of Russian timber exports to China looks inappropriate, since illegal logging is an internal [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]