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29 Sep, 2010 15:16

Processing Russian timber into the 21st century

Russia’s timber industry remains a top export earner despite being hit hard by the economic downturn, with the government promoting greater processing and less raw log exports, to drive future growth.

Business RT spoke with Norco Transnational CEO, Tom Gross, about the rebound out of the downturn, the need for infrastructure investment to support the sector, and the challenges for a global company operating in Russia.