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Some sawmills in Russia expected to curtail production from July

The decline in export volumes due to EU sanctions against the backdrop of rising transportation tariffs and a stronger ruble [...]

Ponsse adjusts operations: “Russian market too big to replace”

Finnish forest machine manufacturer Ponsse will start personnel negotiations next week.    The negotiations will focus on [...]

Russia: Negative sentiment remains among timber market participants; prices on a downward trend

On the Russian timber market, predominantly negative sentiment remains among market participants, which is reflected in weak business activity and [...]

Russia plans measures to support the timber industry in the context of sanctions

At present, Russia's forest products industry is facing a series of consequences caused by EU sanctions against Russia. For [...]

UK birch plywood market impacted by Russia trade sanctions

    Birch plywood is the largest single UK timber product category which will be directly affected by [...]

Life after FSC: Russian introduces the certification system “Forest Standard”

On May 18, 2022, an online presentation of the new Russian system of voluntary forest certification "Forest Standard" took place [...]

Pressure on N. American lumber market as exports from Europe are redirected

Russia's ban on the export of forestry products until the end of 2022 will rattle an already tight North [...]

Finland: Many challenges can arise in replacing Russian wood

After the end of Russian wood imports, the Finnish forest industry will be looking for substitute wood mainly from Finland [...]

Japanese govt to offer financial aid to companies switching from imported to domestic lumber

Japan's Forestry Agency plans to offer financial aid to companies switching from foreign to domestic lumber, following the government [...]

Logging volume in Russia decreased due to export restrictions; lumber prices drop

During the first quarter of 2022, logging in Russia fell by 2.4%, from 70.7 million cubic meters to [...]