Forestry, Logging and Wood Products Industry in Russia

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  • Forest Sector Update

    The production of forestry products rebounded in 2010 as economic recovery in many importers spurred demand. However, production remains well below its potential as a result of inefficient legislation Forest Code, poor infrastructure and lack of investments.

    Foreign Agricultural Service on 27 Nov 2011 related to Forestry, Logging and Wood Products in Russia

  • Russian Efforts Towards a Low-Carbon Economy

    Russia has launched several efforts for a low carbon economy. These include, for instance, increasing energy efficiency and renewable energy, forest law, and work for harmonizing its chemical legislation with European Reach. Russia also aims to make the Sochi Winter Olympic Games 2014 a true model for sustainable...

    Teknotietamys Oy (Techknowledge Ltd.) on 29 Mar 2010 related to Forestry, Logging and Wood Products in Russia

  • Russian Forest Sector in Change

    International interest in Russia's forests in increasing. Several international forest industry companies have planned investing in Russia, but very large investments have been rare, as companies do not consider the investment climate stable enough.

    Finnish Forest Research Institute Metla on 23 Mar 2010 related to Forestry, Logging and Wood Products in Russia

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  • Forestry Production and Trade in Russia

    Forestry production for 2010 will continue to decline, but at a lower pace than in 2009, primarily as a result of government policy aimed at increasing export tariffs on unprocessed wood and the lack of investments in the sector.

    Foreign Agricultural Service on 4 Jan 2010 related to Forestry, Logging and Wood Products in Russia

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