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Kronospan might build a new chipboard plant in Russia

Peter Kindl, founder of Kronospan Holding Ltd, attended a working meeting with regional governor of the Penza region Ivan Belozertsev [...]

Record areas of FSC-certified Russian forests

In October 2019, the area of ​​forests certified by the Forest Stewardship Council and the number of FSC certificates for [...]

Raute to deliver plywood mill to Russia’s Segezha Group

Raute Corporation has received orders worth approximately EUR 58 million from Segezha Group to Russia.    The [...]

Russia doubles export tariffs for Far Eastern softwood species

By Decree No. 1169 of September 7, 2019, the Government of the Russian Federation doubled (from 6.5% to 13 [...]

High level of production in Russia’s wood industry: lumber +16%; pellets +21%

Over the past eight months of this year, the Russian domestic timber industry has been showing steady growth in almost [...]

Russia’s RFP Group plans to double lumber production capacity

Over the next four years, one of the leaders in the forest industry in the Far East, the RFP Group [...]

Russian top forestry group executive: Ban on timber exports to China useless

Mikhail Shamorin, president of the Segezha Group, one of Russia's largest forestry industrial enterprises, said that the complete ban [...]

UPM completes plywood expansion in Russia

The expansion of UPM Chudovo plywood mill, started in the autumn of 2017, was inaugurated. The expansion has increased the [...]

Ban on Russian timber exports to China would be inappropriate, says Minister of Industry and Trade

A complete ban on the sale of Russian timber exports to China looks inappropriate, since illegal logging is an internal [...]

Timber exports to China: Russia and New Zealand at ”war”

Russia is currently China's largest timber source. In 2018, Russian exports to China reached 15.65 million cubic meters [...]