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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 [...]

Logging companies in difficulty in Russia due to warm winter; wood prices expected to rise 20%

Due to the abnormally warm winter in Russia, a shortage of wood raw materials has formed. Logging equipment sometimes could [...]

Coronavirus: Russian timber industry in search for new markets

   Many exporters of the Russian timber industry are suffering losses because of the coronavirus. The majority were forced [...]

Russia: Roundwood price developments in December 2019

   At an average of 2,488 RUB/m3 (36,09 EUR/m3) in December 2019, softwood sawlogs in [...]

Russia suspends ”timber trains” to China, amid fears of coronavirus spread

   Since January 31st, all railway transport between Russia and China is suspended except for Beijing-Moscow round-trip [...]

Crisis in the Russian forest industry due to abnormally warm weather

   Abnormally warm weather is causing a crisis in the Russian forest industry;   Due to the warm [...]

Overview of the Russian plywood market; demand and price evolution

   Russian plywood sales in the domestic market fell on average by 24.5% from 2014 to 2018;  [...]

Russia: Softwood logs exports collapse in 2019

Russian softwood logs exports dropped by 27% in the third quarter of last year; with exports of spruce roundwood falling [...]

Russia wood pellet production continues to grow in response to growing European demand

Russia’s wood pellet industry will continue to increase production and exports in response to growing demand from European countries [...]

Russia’s Far East: Huge timber reserves are unexploited sufficiently

Almost half of the lands of the forest fund of the Russian Federation (556.2 million ha, 49%) and a [...]