Russian sawmill industry remains unprofitable for five consecutive quarters

According to official operational data from Rosstat, in 2023 the volume of…

Ponsse plans to reduce jobs, blames loss of Russian market

Ponsse is renewing its operating model worldwide. The Finnish forest machine manufacturer’s…

Chairman of the Finnish sawmill industry: There will be a big shortage of wood in the world

Matti Kylävainio, the chairman of Sahateollisuus ry (Finnish Sawmills Association), predicts that…

Metsä Group’s forest assets in Russia may be sold to VLP Group

Several potential buyers are negotiating the acquisition of enterprises that were previously…

Summary of Russian timber exports trends in 2023

As of the end of 2023, Russia’s sawnwood and log exports reached…

Russian plywood industry gradually stabilized

The volume of Russian plywood production in 2023 remained at the level…

EU+UK plywood market shifts amid Russia-Ukraine war

EU+UK plywood imports from Russia and elsewhere dipped a little in early…

Pellet production capacity to expand in North America and Europe

Wood pellet production capacity in N. America and Europe is expected to…

Russian lumber export prices have fallen substantially in the past year

Russia was the world’s largest exporter of softwood lumber in 2020 and…

2024 outlook for Russian lumber exports

Russian exports in the global lumber market have changed substantially as their…