Russia has always been blessed with the geographical features and natural resources required to support a robust timber industry, and with e-commerce boosting higher consumption of packaging worldwide, the sector is poised for even stronger growth. What is the prognosis for the Russian timber sector and what steps should be taken to enhance competitiveness? What mechanisms can Russia employ to move up the value chain and enhance production capacity? What is the potential for cluster industrial development in the sector and what steps can be taken to unlock potential in this direction?
Sergey Bratukhin , Sergey Bratukhin, Chairman of the Board, RFP Group
Ivan Valentik , Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation; Head of the Federal Agency for Forestry
Viktor Evtukhov , State Secretary, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation
Dmitry Zylev , General Director, Arkhangelsk Pulp and Paper Mill
Sergey Malkov , Chief Executive Officer, Siberwood LLC
Igor Orlov , Governor of Arkhangelsk Region
Sergey Pomelov , President, Chairman of the Board, Segezha Group
Linda Zhang , Vice-President, XY International Investment Co.
Alexander Shevelyov , Chief Executive Officer, SVEZA Group
Alexander Shestakov , President, Association of Furniture and Woodworking Enterprises of Russia