Russia

Bark beetle logs from Europe fill China’s wood gap

    The world wood market has become very chaotic due to the outbreak of the coronavirus which [...]

Chinese softwood logs and lumber imports update (Sep. 2020)

    Softwood log stocks at China’s main ocean ports totalled 4.6 million m3 at the [...]

Russia log export ban could impact US wood market

    A planned prohibition against log exports from Russia isn’t expected to have immediate impacts on [...]

Russia’s role as one of the world’s largest exporter of softwood log ended by export ban

   Softwood log exports from Russia have been in steady decline for the past 15 years and could reach [...]

Russia: Plywood producer Sveza bets on Asia and doubles sales in 2020

Despite difficult economic conditions, Russian plywood producer Sveza managed to double its sales in East and Southeast Asia.   [...]

Segezha starts CLT production at its new Sokol plant

    The Russian Segezha Group has produced its first CLT panel measuring 3 by 6 meters at [...]

Wood in short supply in global markets expected to increase prices

    The easing of lockdown conditions in many countries are causing significant upward pressure. These include a [...]

Raute received large order from LLC Plitwood in Russia

Raute Corporation has received orders worth approximately Euro 55 million from LLC Plitwood in Russia.    The [...]

Global CLT capacity expected to reach almost 7 million m3 by 2024

Global nominal CLT capacity is expected to reach 6.8 million m³ (≈ 5.5 billion board feet) by 2024. More [...]

EU launches anti-dumping procedure for birch plywood imports from Russia

    The European Union has launched an anti-dumping procedure for the import of birch plywood from [...]