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Russian softwood and hardwood sawn timber exports rising rapidly

The export value of Russian softwood sawn timber in 2018 was about $92 million, an increase of nearly 38% compared [...]

China drastically reduces imports of Russian logs and switches to lumber

In January-May, log imports to China from Russia declined 26.2% y-o-y to 3.6 million m3 [...]

Russia: Segezha Group starts construction of 250,000 m2/yr CLT production plant

Segezha Group launched construction of the CLT manufacturing plant. The modern engineered material for wooden construction to be produced in [...]

Why the Russian pine has become so popular in China?

In recent years, the central and western regions have become a hot spot for China's timber trade investment, and [...]

Major global lumber-exporting countries increased their shipments in early 2019

The uptick in demand for lumber continued in early 2019, with most of the major lumber-exporting countries increasing their [...]

WWF criticizes FSC: No positive environmental effects in northwestern Russia

The seal of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is considered by environmental organizations to be the most demanding international certificate [...]

Recent trends in Russia’s birch plywood market

Global plywood production has reached a level of about 160 million m3 in the recent years. China accounts for over [...]

Global trade of softwood lumber reaches the second highest level on record

Global trade of softwood lumber reached 120 million m3 in 2018, the second highest level on record. The uptick in [...]