The 18th International Forestry Forum was hosted in St. Petersburg from September 27th to 28th. The event was attended by more than 600 delegates from nine countries. Antti Kämäräinen, Indufor’s expert in plywood industry, had the pleasure to make a presentation on the role of Russia in the international birch plywood market.
The St. Petersburg International Forestry Forum is the largest annual event in the forest sector in Russia, attended by over 600 participants annually. Russia is the largest birch plywood producer and exporter in the world. Antti Kämäräinen from Indufor had the pleasure to make a presentation in the conference and discussion table, devoted to wooden panels and plywood production. Antti’s presentation focused on the Russian birch plywood industry development, production costs and labour productivity, as well as market volume and end-use segments forecast until 2025. The presentation can be found here in English and Russian.