New issue of MOST Digest - Russian Timber Industry
Business Support Bureau Runa monitors the Russian timber industry and the market for hot topics, news, expert opinion and relevant information and provides you with the most relevant and interesting information in the form of a free digest - to help you make the right business decision.
Demand and production declining in the woodworking industry reached the lowest point. However, with this stage passed, manufacturers and authorities are to invest more in modernization, construction and infrastructure in order to return back to the pre-crisis indicators.
The new deputy minister of forestry in Ontario says the old days of the forestry industry are over and the leaders and the workers of that industry have to look for new directions and new ideas if the North is to profit from the vast quantities of wood fibre that remainin our
Huge European Pulp&Paper closures expected in 2010?
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA, Okt. 23, 2009 (Viewpoint) - North American coated paper markets have come a long way toward closing the gaping hole between supply and demand that opened up as a result of the collapse in magazines and catalogs. A gap of more than 2.0 million tons (annualized) opened up between actual capacity and the normal level of capacity that would be needed to support a 95% operating rate in North America. Producers coped with this problem by shutting even more capacity and taking massive amounts of downtime at their remaining mills.
Forest-based sector to search for fresh business opportunities
Oct 15 2009 A research conference for the European forest-based industry and cluster will focus on the creation of new business opportunities for the sector. The event will be held in Stockholm on 9-11 November 2009.
By Chris Cook, Deputy Editor, PPI Pulp & Paper Week, RISI
SAN FRANCISCO, June 12, 2009 - At a speech in Barcelona the other day, World Association of Newspapers (WAN) president Gavin O'Reilly had an upbeat message for newspaper executives from more than 50 countries who had come to exchange ideas on business strategies for the future.
1.9 billion people read a paid daily newspaper every day
Newspapers reach 41% more adults than the world wide web
More adults read a newspaper every day than people eat a Big Mac every year