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Russia's lumber production decreased by 17% and plywood by 40% in September

[Oct 26, 2022]

In the first nine months of 2022, the volume of Russia's industrial production of lumber amounted to 22.5 million m3, or 7.5% less than a year earlier, according to the Federal Service for State Statistics (Rosstat). In September, lumber production decreased by 17.4% year-on-year.

Production of windows and wooden frames decreased by 1.7% to 335 thousand m2; doors, wooden frames and thresholds production dropped 2.2% to 15.3 million m2.

In January-September 2022, Russia's plywood production totalled 2.551 million m3, or 25.6% less than last year. In September, plywood production decreased by 40.0% year-on-year.

Fibreboard production decreased by 5% to 518 million m2; and chipboard production fell by 9.8% to 7.7 million m3.
Source: Rosstat