Russia

Forecasts for 2019’s wood pellets market

    From a North American producer’s perspective, 2018 was one of the best years in quite [...]

Outlook of the global lumber markets in 2019

After surviving a global slowdown in 2015, world lumber markets became favourable as a general trend of rising prices took [...]

Segezha Group started wood pellet production at its new plant in Russia

Segezha Group has started in December the production of wood pellets at the company’s Lesosibirsky LDK No. 1 factory [...]

Global construction boom is most likely to have reached its peak in 2018

After ten years of growth (2008-2018), the peak has been reached in the global construction growth cycle: 2018 will [...]

Global sawlog prices keep on decreasing during Q3/2018

Softwood sawlog prices declined throughout the world in the 3Q/18. Consequently, the Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) fell 3 [...]

Russian lumber exports on the rise; log exports volumes descend

In January-October 2018, Russia increased its lumber exports, both in value and in volume terms, indicate the statistics published [...]

Kronospan announces plans to expand its business in Russia

Kronospan announced plans to build a furniture materials plant in the Moscow region. This was announced by David Brenner, Commercial [...]

22,6% of the global industrial roundwood production is now FSC certified

A recent analysis across FSC forest management audit reports revealed that approximately 423 million cubic meters of wood are harvested [...]

China plans a US$ 1.5 billion timber processing complex in Russia

China plans to invest up to 10 billion yuan (about $ 1.5 billion) in a timber processing complex in the [...]

Singapore company invests $200 million in a wood processing complex in Russia’s Far East

Singapore's KGK Sudima International Pte Ltd plans to open a high-tech wood processing complex in the Russian Far [...]