Russia

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 to change [...]

Overview of the global forest industry in 2019

    Global trade of softwood logs in 2019 remained practically unchanged from 2018 at 93 million m3 [...]

Container lines face sharp fall in revenues as coronavirus crisis continues

Container lines could be facing a $17bn shortfall in revenues this year as developed economies’ efforts to halt the spread [...]

FSC releases improved trademark license agreement

The revised and improved license agreement for the FSC certification scheme will initially be implemented with a pilot phase, starting [...]

Latest roundwood price developments in Russia

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

Global wood consumption hits lowest rate in the decade in 2019

   The growth in global wood consumption has increased by only 0.3% in 2019, the lowest rate in [...]

Coronavirus: Russia suspends timber trains to China

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