Russia

Global sawlog prices fall sharply in the first quarter of 2019

In the first quarter of 2019, the global sawlog prices fell to the lowest level in two years. Sawlog prices [...]

China sharply reduces imports of Russian logs and boosts imports of lumber

    In January-May, log imports to China from Russia declined 26.2% y-o-y to [...]

Segezha Group launches 250,000 m2/yr CLT plant construction

Segezha Group launched construction of the CLT manufacturing plant. The modern engineered material for wooden construction to be produced in [...]

New technology promises to create 3D printed wood products

A 3D printing process that uses a wood-based ink to produce components with the unique ‘ultrastructure’ of wood has [...]

Russian pine gains market share in the Chinese market

    In recent years, the central and western regions have become a hot spot for China's [...]

Prices for Russian pellets exported to Europe higher this year

      The average price of Russian wood pellets sent to the European Union countries in [...]

Global lumber-exporting countries increased their shipments in early 2019

    The uptick in demand for lumber continued in early 2019, with most of the major lumber [...]

WWF criticizes FSC for its activity in Russia

The seal of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is considered by environmental organizations to be the most demanding international certificate [...]

Current trends in Russia’s birch plywood market

Global plywood production has reached a level of about 160 million m3 in the recent years. China accounts for over [...]

Global trade of softwood lumber reaches the second highest level in history

    Global trade of softwood lumber reached 120 million m3 in 2018, the second highest level on [...]