Rusforest receives takeover offer; company’s board to evaluate the offer

On October 24, 2016, Dimesilia Holdings Ltd announced an unsolicited public takeover offer for all shares in RusForest. The Board [...]

Kastamonu advancing to a top position in the Russian laminate flooring market

In the two years since Kastamonu opened the woodworking site in Tatarstan, Russia, the company made it to the TOP [...]

EU imports of Russian hardwood logs down by -20%

EU imports of Russian hardwood logs declined by -20% in the period from January to July 2016, as compared to [...]

Russia’s sawn timber and plywood production volumes on the way up

During January-September 2016, the Russian sawn timber production increased by 4.5%, as compared to the respective period of [...]

Top 10 wood pellet producers in Russia and current market developments

Wood pellet production and exports started to grow in Russia. While Russia’s wood pellet production is relatively young, it [...]

Researchers develop up-to-date forest resource information technology for Russia

    Russian and Finnish researchers are currently developing a competitive solution for the production and use of [...]
October 17, 2016 Daily News / Market Analysis / Forestry / Europe / Global / Russia

World demand of forestry machinery to surge 4.5% annually by 2019

World demand for forestry equipment (including both purpose-built and converted machinery) is forecast to rise 4.5 percent annualy [...]

Russian timber giants plan forest industry cluster in Russia’s Far East

The government of the Khabarovsk Territory, OOO Management Company RFP Group and OOO Asia Les met at the second Eastern [...]

Global pulpwood prices up in 2Q/2016 after several quarters of sharp decline

Global pulpwood prices were up in the 2Q/16 after having declined for seven consecutive quarters. Wood fiber costs currently [...]