Keyword: Russia

One of the largest sawmill companies in Russia to stop all wood pellet production

ULK Group, the largest sawmill company in the Northwest of Russia, will stop all of its pellet production facilities due [...]

Segezha inaugurates Galich plywood mill in Russia; considers selling its European assets

Segezha Group officially opened the Galich plywood mill, which is one of the largest greenfield projects in the Russian timber [...]

Russian plywood production and exports collapse; new markets in sight

Since the beginning of this year, both domestic production and export growth of plywood in Russia have shown a slowdown [...]

Latvia will strictly investigate the import of “conflict timber” from Russia

On December 14, the Latvian State Forestry Administration issued a reminder that the import of Russian and Belarusian timber and [...]

PEFC extends Russian and Belarusian conflict timber “indefinitely”

The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) has clarified that the validity of the conflict timber clarification has [...]
December 16, 2022 Latest Trends / Forestry / ...Russia

Concern that increased Turkish wood pellet exports originate from Russia

The European-Union (EU)-imposed ban on imports of woody biomass from Russia has resulted in a seven-fold spike [...]

Russian timber companies fallen into serious losses; ask for government help

A few days ago, the Russian timber industry, through regional officials, asked the government to take new support measures in [...]

Russia’s lumber, plywood production falls sharply in Jan.-Oct. 2022

In the first ten months of 2022, Russia's lumber production totaled to 24.7 million m3, or 8.5 [...]

The capacity utilization rate of Russian timber companies is less than 50%

The sharp drop in Russian timber product exports following the imposition of EU sanctions is not surprising to all parties [...]

Russian plywood mills continue to reduce capacity utilization

    Exports of plywood from Russia without the ability to ship to Europe in July-August 2022 [...]