In January – November, Russia decreased plywood production by 28% y-o-y to 3.0 million m3. According to Rosstat, production of plywood in November fell 38%. Russian companies continue to export plywood to the U.S. despite high duties and low prices. In October, Russian producers exported 52 thousand m3 of plywood to the U.S., which is […]
In November 2022, the imports of softwood logs to China decreased 27% year-on-year to 2,772 thousand m3. According to Lesprom , the average price for softwood logs imported to China downed 4% compared to the previous month and amounted to $147 per m3. This is 15% less than a year ago when it was $172.
In November 2022, the imports of lumber to Japan lost 36% year-on-year to 292 thousand m3. According to Lesprom , the average price for lumber imported to Japan upped 1.1% compared to the previous month and amounted to $575 per m3. This is 17% less than a year ago when it was $696.
In November 2022, the average price for lumber imported to China slipped 0.1% compared to the previous month at $259 per m3. This is 14% less than a year ago when it was $299. The imports of lumber from China contracted 6% year-on-year to 2,323.3 thousand m3 in November. Source:Lesprom
The Government of Russia has extended protective duties on rough-sawn lumber for three years until December 31, 2025, Interfax reported with reference to the Deputy Prime Minister Victoria Abramchenko. The increased rates apply to the exports of lumber with a moisture content of more than 22%, a thickness and a width of more than 10 cm. Export […]
Ilim Group has successfully completed the first water run of the XcelLine kraft linerboard machine (KLB machine) – the key equipment of the company’s new KLB Mill in Ust-Ilimsk, Russia. A start-up of the KLB machine is scheduled for Q2 2023. Individual tests of its main equipment are underway. In December, the KLB Mill facilities were […]
this should not come as a big surprise after our previous report on the condition of russian pellet export , now ULK Group, the largest sawmill company in the Northwest of Russia, will stop all of its pellet production facilities due to lack of sales. The company has already completely stopped the pellet plant in […]
In financial year 2022, India’s exports of paper and paper board products were valued at approximately 3.25 billion U.S. dollars. On the other hand, pulp and waste paper had the lowest export value that year, at only 1.06 million U.S. dollars.
Since July, after the start of the EU sanctions, South Korea became the only export destination for Russian producers of wooden pellets. However, the volume of pellets sent to this country cannot compensate for the reduction in supplies to Europe. In November 2022, Russia tripled exports of fuel pellets to South Korea to 65 thousand […]
Rayonier Advanced Materials (RYAM) announced today that its facility at Jesup, Georgia, has been impacted by a force majeure declared by its natural gas provider, Southern Natural Gas Company, L.L.C., due to an unscheduled outage of the Elba Express Pipeline’s Hartwell Compressor Station (the “SNG Force Majeure Event”, or “Event”). RYAM’s Jesup facility is the […]