Russia

Upward trend in Russian lumber exports

In January-July 2018, Russia increased its lumber exports, both in value and in volume terms. Thus, the country exported [...]
September 20, 2018 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Russia

Huge wood pellets plant to be built in Russia’s Far East by Russian-Japanese joint project

    The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), the sovereign wealth fund of Russia, the Russia-Japan Investment [...]

RFP Group plans to build wood processing plant in Russia’s Far East

The Russian timber industry holding RFP Group will build a wood processing plant in Yakutia (Russia's Far East) with [...]

Russia: Birch veneer logs exports to be limited

On July 17, 2018, Dmitry Medvedev, the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, signed Regulation no. 836 "On Introduction of [...]

Altailes completes one of Russia’s largest MDF plants

Altailes, one of Russia’s largest woodworking enterprises, is finishing construction of large-scale woodworking combine in Pavlovsk. Pavlovsk is [...]

Slower global softwood lumber exports to China

The export of softwood lumber to China from leading exporting countries worldwide amounted to approximately 2.31 million m³ in [...]

New CLT plant to be build in Estonia by Russian company

The Russian manufacturer of thermally modified wood ThermoHolz will build a plant for cross-laminated timber (CLT) in the special [...]

Russian woodworking industry one of the most dynamically growing sectors in the country

In 2017, the Russian economy came out from a two-year recession. In 2016, the country's GDP fell by [...]

Forecast: Booming expansion of wood pellets production in Russia expected by 2025

While Russia’s wood pellet production is relatively young, it accounts for a six percent share of world wood pellet [...]
August 31, 2018 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Wood Energy / Russia

10 largest Russian sawmills boost revenues in 2017

In 2017, the total revenue of the 10 biggest forest products companies in Russia amounted 339.4 billion rubles ($5 [...]