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Sawlog prices in Russia on the rise after coronavirus lockdown period

Sawlog prices in Russia have increased slightly in June 2020, indicating a recovery from the coronavirus lockdown months, when prices [...]

Russian wood pellet exports hit record high in 1H/2020

Russian wood pellet exports reached a record high in the first half of this year, bolstered by an increase in [...]

Downward trend in Russian sawn timber prices persists

The Russian sawn timber market has remained challenging for both traders and distributors in June, with wholesale prices still at [...]

Forecast: Russian timber industry could contract by 30%

The Russian construction industry may contract by almost 50% in 2021 and its revival will take at least two years [...]

Russian government plans to stimulate exports of wood pellets

The Russian government expects to reduce the amount of wood waste by stimulating exports of wood  pellets.    [...]

German spruce lumber puts pressure on Finnish and Russian supplies to China

After February, a large volume of German spruce lumber was reported at the Chinese ports, with imports reaching approximately 340 [...]

Russia’s sawn timber and logs exports fall sharply in Jan.-May. 2020

During January-May 2020 Russia’s export of sawn timber made 7.3 mn tons, down 9.8% year-on [...]

Russia: ULK Group to start construction of its mega sawmill this month

Russia's largest timber industry complex will be built in the village of Karpogory, Arkhangelsk region. Russia's ULK Group [...]

Segezha Group boosts volume of sawn softwood sales

The volume of sawn-softwood sold by Segezha Group in the first quarter was 9.0 % higher than a year [...]

Abolition of periodic customs declaration to slow down Russia’s wood exports

In June, Russia abolished periodic customs declaration of wood and wood products (TN VED 44). The aim of the change [...]