Russia

European sawlog prices fall to a nine-year low

The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) fell for the fifth consecutive quarter in the 2Q/19, reaching a two-year [...]

The Russian Minister of Industry and Trade claims ban on Russian timber exports to China is inappropriate

A complete ban on the sale of Russian timber exports to China looks inappropriate, since illegal logging is an internal [...]
September 11, 2019 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / China / Russia

Worldwide plywood industry is in the process of transformation

    Given China's economic slowdown and tight supply of wood fiber, Asian production and consumption growth [...]

Costs for wood fiber declined for many North American pulpmills during H1/2019

    Wood fiber costs fell in most regions of North America during the first six months of [...]

Wood fiber costs declined during H1/2019 for many pulpmills in North America

Wood fiber costs fell in most regions of North America during the first six months of 2019, with the biggest [...]

More German and New Zealand logs in the Chinese market

In the January-May period, log imports to China from Russia declined 26.2 percent year-over-year to 3 [...]

Russia and New Zealand compete over timber exports to China

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

Russia threatens to ban timber exports to China due to illegal logging issues

Russia could ban timber exports to China unless Beijing takes action to help mitigate the effects of illegal logging, a [...]

Russia: Wood pellet suppliers and foreign buyers in H1/2019

Exports of wood pellets from Russia are growing at the highest rate in recent years. In H1/2019, exports grew [...]

Russia might stop duties of exports of birch logs

    Recently, the Russian Federal Government's Committee on Foreign Trade and Tariff Policy Protection Measures has [...]
August 13, 2019 Latest Trends / Forestry / ...Sawmilling / Russia