Global and domestic timber sales - WHAT SELLS, WHERE and WHAT WILL SELL in the future
Analysis of sales volumes and profits for a range of timber products, including saw timber, wood panels, pellets and other wood products
FORESTRY POLICY in Russia: latest developments and key issues for forest companies
An update on the progress of public consultations and decisions taken to date; the main issues that are being debated on behalf of the forestry industry
QUESTION TIME WITH REGIONAL GOVERNMENTS: your opportunity for interactive discussion with government decision-makers
How do different regions in Russia manage their forests, promote investment and develop forest infrastructure? What are the latest news in the local legislation, what projects are being given priority and what does the government expect from the business?
HEAD-TO-HEAD DEBATE: WTO - FRIEND OR FOE? How to live in the WTO?
With Russia now in the WTO, the topic of this debate is no longer on pros and cons of membership, but how to survive in the WTO and pinpoint strategies to minimise any potentially negative effects.
Analysis of END-USER SECTORS: construction industry, wooden housing and furniture production
Construction industy, wooden housing and furniture manufacturing sectors are primary consumers of timber products. What are their current and future needs and how should timber producers adapt to the changing environment?
INTERACTIVE TASK-FORCE: how to drive up profits in the Russian forestry sector today?
Specific operational strategies, access to new export markets, focus on new or/and niche products - what will make a difference to your bottom line?
Interactive LIVE POLLING: see the most realistic map of risks and business opportunities in the Russian forestry sector
Interactive Live Polling proved to be popular in 2012 given that with its help we created a presentation on a range of issues in the Russian forestry sector, based on your opinions and, more importantly, experiences. This year we will expand the range of questions that delegates will be asked to vote on providing you with the most realistic picture of risks and opportunities in the sector