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This year’s International Softwood Conference to take place digitally

The European Timber Association (ETTF) and the European Organization of Sawmills (EOS) announce that the 68th International Softwood Conference, originally [...]

Impact of coronavirus pandemic on the Russian wood industry

In January-March 2020, Russian roundwood production remained at the previous year’s level, while in Northwest Russia it decreased [...]

Ilim Timber to modernize its sawmill in Russia

In February 2020, Ilim Timber signed a contract with AriVislanda AB for the supply of Swedish sawmill equipment to its [...]

Russian lumber, roundwood exports decline sharply in Q1/2020

In January-March 2020, Russian lumber suppliers reduced exports by 7.7%. The export volume amounted to 4.1 million [...]

COVID-19 negatively affecting business for 58% of wood pellet producers globally

A pellet producer survey shows that the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting raw material availability. Most producers expect costs to [...]

Sawn softwood prices in Chinese ports driven up by container shortages and rising freight rates

The interruption of the supply chain from China to Europe and Russia led to a lack of containers in the [...]

Russian plywood producer Sveza foresees complete stoppage of production in the worst-case scenario of pandemic

The Russian birch plywood producer Sveza said that it expected a reduction in production in 2020: from 20% to a [...]

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 [...]