Kronospan begins construction of particleboard plant in Russia

Kronospan has started construction of the particleboard plant located in Ufa, Bashkortostan region, Russia. Last year, construction was suspended by [...]

EIA: Japan imports illegal Russian timber

Significant quantities of illegal timber products from the forests of Siberia and the Russian Far East are flowing into Japan [...]

China invests big in Russia’s timber processing industry

During 2014, Chinese investors will launch the first phase of a major Siberian timber complex, 'part of a push by [...]

Interfor completes acquisition of Ilim Timber’s lumber company

Interfor announced that it has completed the acquisition of Tolleson Lumber Company of Perry, Georgia, from Ilim Timber Continental, SA [...]

Russia: Lumber exports rise; log exports drop

The Russian log export tax that was implemented in 2007 resulted in a sharp decline of log exportation with the [...]

RusForest to sell sawmill and harvesting company in Eastern Siberia

RusForest AB, a Swedish forestry company with operations in Russia, today announced the sale of the non-core Boguchany sawmill [...]

EGGER wants to expand particleboard production in Gagarin

In 2011, the Austrian panel manufacturer EGGER acquired the Russian particleboard manufacturer “OOO Gagarinskiy Fanerniy Zavod” in Gagarin. Last weeek [...]

FSC suspends certificate for IKEA’s subsidiary, Swedwood Karelia

Following an investigation by the NEPcon audit company, the FSC forest management certification issued to Swedwood Karelia was suspended. The [...]
February 13, 2014 Daily News / Forestry / Furniture / Europe / Russia

Ikea posts 3.1% increase in net profit

The Ikea Group's net income increased by 3.1% to €3.3 billion for the financial year 2013 (ended [...]

RusForest opens sawmill in Arkhangelsk

RusForest AB, a Swedish forestry company with operations in Russia, today announced the start of wood pellet production at the [...]