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Russian Segezha Group to boost wood pellet production

At the industrial site of JSC Lesosibirsky LDK No. 1, the Russian Segezha Group launched the second phase of the [...]

Roundwood prices in Russia fall sharply in February 2020

Roundwood prices in Russia have dropped sharply in February 2020, indicating some first coronavirus impact on the timber market. At [...]

Russian softwood lumber exports fall as Chinese demand lags

In the first two months, Russia exported 5% less softwood, including planed timber, compared to the same period in the [...]

Coronavirus: Poor global supply causes rising timber import prices in China by 30%

In the recent period, coronavirus pandemic has reduced logging in many countries, overseas container costs and sea freight prices have [...]

Log export tariffs in Russia’s Far East could be reduced by 50%

Recently, the Ministry of Development of the Russian Far East and the Arctic told the media that the Ministry of [...]

Coronavirus: Sawmill closures around the world could cause concerns over wood pellet raw material supply

Expectations of a downturn in sawmill activity — a likely result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic — has prompted concerns over wood [...]