Conference: Russia’s timber and sawn wood market
Date: April 22–23, 2021
Date: April 22-23, 2021
Venue: 22 Tverskaya Street, Moscow, Intercontinental Tverskaya Hotel.
Among the key topics on the conference’s agenda are:
— Trends in the international markets regarding Russia’s wood and timber consumption. (Key changes in the EU, Asia-Pacific, MENA, and CIS markets: dynamics of export volumes, consumption structure, demand forecast; share of Russia’s wood products and assessment of their competitiveness; promising export directions).
— Forest resource balance of Russia. (Pricing, market capacity, structure and forecast of consumption of round timber, problems of imbalance and possible consequences of the ban on the export of round unprocessed or roughly processed wood).
— Drivers of growth in the consumption of timber and sawn timber in Russia. (Trends in housing construction; prospects for the development of wood-based panels; trends in the DIY market; new products and solutions with added value).
— Key changes in legislation (Russia’s Forest Code; USAIS; Priority investment projects in the field of forest development).
— Forest cargo transportation market. (Fleet balance, rental rates, operator plans; ways to improve the efficiency of rail transport of forest products; the future of export and domestic transport in the context of a ban on wood exports).
Among the participants in 2021: Versowood Oy, UPM-Kymmene, RAUTE, NASON DAVIS EESTI OÜ, RAIT LTD, OWENS CORNING, O’Kelly Acumen, Mayr-Melnhof Holz Efimovskij, Kronospan, JSC LATVIJAS FINIERIS, Itochu, HS Timber Group Finnlog, EGGER Drevproduct Gagarin, Ilim Group, Ilim Timber, Karelia Pulp, RUSTIMBER, AKUTU Inc, China Timber and Wood Products Distribution Association, Arkhangelsk Pulp & Paper Mill, Baltika Lesprom, Bellesexport, Beloyarsk mast saturate plant, Bereznik, Centersource Technologies, Cherepovetsles, Company group «Vologodskiye lesopromyshlenniki», Delovye Linii, Federal forestry agency, FESCO, Freight One, GK ULK, Ivanov forest and timber company, LesTrade-Export, Red October, Metadinea, Modul, RailRu, Roslesinforg, Ruscon, Russian Export Center, Russian Pellet Council (Union), Russia's Institute for advanced training of forest managers, Russkiy Les, Schmidt & Olofson, Segezha Group, SevLesPil, Solomensky Sawmill, SPIMEX, StepChange Consulting, SVEZA, TransContainer, Transgarant, UPM, Veles Opt, VMG Industry Group, Volga, VTG, WhatWood.