Competitiveness of the Russian Sawmilling Industry
The presentation addressed both the key challenges and opportunities the industry faces. Sawmills in Russia still have a clear log and labor cost advantage both of these are eroding fast. Recent exchange rate development has turned this situation upside-down in euro-terms though. Decisions on site selection and optimal mill size are more crucial than ever. Significant product and service development opportunities exist at a time when key global sawnwood markets are showing positive signs and new export markets are emerging.
The presentation can be found here.
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