Keyword: Russia

Russian timber industry under pressure due to mild winter

Due to the abnormally warm winter in Russia, a shortage of wood raw materials has formed. Logging equipment sometimes could [...]

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 [...]

Latest roundwood price developments in Russia

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

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 [...]

Russian forest industry in crisis due to warm weather that impedes logging

The forest industry in Russia is currently in a crisis situation because of the abnormally warm weather this winter. The [...]
February 12, 2020 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Russia

Overview of the Russian plywood market and price evolution

Plywood sales in the Russian market fell from 1.7% to 12.9% per year from 2014 to 2018. Russian [...]

Russian softwood logs exports collapse in 2019

    Russian softwood logs exports dropped by 27% in the third quarter of last year; with exports [...]
February 10, 2020 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Russia

Russian wood pellet production continues to grow

Russia’s wood pellet industry will continue to increase production and exports in response to growing demand from European countries [...]
January 23, 2020 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Wood Energy / Europe / Russia

Huge timber reserves in Russia’s Far East unexploited sufficiently

Almost half of the lands of the forest fund of the Russian Federation (556.2 million ha, 49%) and a [...]

Current trends in Russia’s wood pellet market

Wood pellet production in Russia has steadily increased over the past decade, largely driven by exports to Europe where European [...]