Brazil 22 percent ; Canada 16 percent ; United States of America 12 percent ; Chile 8 percent ; Indonesia 6 percent ; Finland 6 percent ; Sweden 5 percent ; Uruguay 4 percent ; Russian Federation 4 percent ; Netherlands 3 percent ; Recovered paper: This study is a first stage towards an oncoming Russian finnish roundwood trade research on cultural aspects in roundwood trade between Finland and Russia.
United Kingdom 43 percent ; Denmark 12 percent ; Republic of Korea 10 percent ; Italy 10 percent ; Belgium 5 percent ; Germany 3 percent. As some of the timber assortments cannot be processed in Russia, the trade with Finland also benefits Russia. Wednesday, January 10, Major exporters of forest products Percentage of global exports Industrial roundwood: In the Soviet planned economy, production volumes and prices of forest products were determined by the central planning authority.
Conclusions The collapse of the socialistic reign changed the operational environment in Russia dramatically. China 39 percent ; Austria 7 percent ; Germany 7 percent ; Sweden 5 percent ; Finland 5 percent ; India 4 percent ; Canada 3 percent ; Republic of Korea 3 percent ; Belgium 3 percent ; Japan 3 percent.
These concepts are power distance implying how the decision making is distributed in the society, management of time implying the intensity of use of raw materials, and management of quality implying the maximisation of the value-added production.
Instead, the trade is organised between the private companies and middlemen both in Finland and Russia. The patterns of bilateral trade agreements in bartering protocols are not working any more. From the viewpoint of foreign enterprises, the success in business with Russian partners requires profound understanding of the Russian working culture and mentality as well as up-to-date knowledge of the operational environment in Russia.
China 50 percent ; Germany 8 percent ; India 5 percent ; Netherlands 4 percent ; Indonesia 3 percent ; Spain 3 percent ; Republic of Korea 3 percent ; Mexico 3 percent. Together with the changes in Russian society and economy, the roundwood trade between Finland and Russia has undergone a structural change.
Therefore, there is a mutual interest to avoid misunderstandings and to improve the business culture in roundwood trade.
Furthermore, the Soviet industrial policy promoted large scale forest industry complexes, whose standardised products were supplied primarily to the domestic markets. Germany 12 percent ; United States of America 10 percent ; Sweden 9 percent ; Finland 9 percent ; China 7 percent ; Canada 7 percent ; Austria 4 percent ; France 4 percent ; Indonesia 3 percent ; Belgium 3 percent ; Italy 3 percent ; Republic of Korea 3 percent ; Russian federation 3 percent.
Canada 23 percent ; Russian Federation 18 percent ; Sweden 9 percent ; Finland 6 percent ; Germany 5 percent ; United States of America 5 percent ; Austria 4 percent ; Thailand 3 percent.
United States of America 34 percent ; United Kingdom 8 percent ; Japan 7 percent ; France 5 percent ; Germany 5 percent ; Netherlands 5 percent ; Canada 4 percent ; Italy 3 percent ; Belgium 3 percent.
The study concentrates only on a few theoretical concepts which are closely connected to the cultural differences and are of particular importance in roundwood trade.
Major importers of forest products Percentage of global imports Industrial roundwood: China 16 percent ; Canada 9 percent ; Germany 7 percent ; Russian Federation 6 percent ; Thailand 5 percent ; Malaysia 5 percent ; Brazil 4 percent ; Indonesia 4 percent ; France 3 percent ; Poland 3 percent ; Austria 3 percent ; Romania 3 percent ; Belgium 3 percent.
In free market economy, the privatisation of forest industry enterprises and intensified participation in international business and trade have challenged the Russian managers to adopt new business strategies and to learn a more customer-oriented way of thinking.After a short review of the history and evolution of the Finnish – Russian roundwood trade, volumes and distribution of the assortments, this study focuses on the importance of the cross-cultural differences between Finnish and Russian roundwood trade.
roundwood trade this study tries to give empirical evidence if there have been any cultural related problems to hinder the trade. The paper at hand is a. Forest products trade. Major exporters of forest products. Percentage of global exports () Industrial roundwood: Russian Federation (16 percent); New Zealand (13 percent); United States of America (9 percent); Canada (6.
Customs Tariffs Programme for Roundwood Exports – a Finnish Perspective Timo Karjalainen, Jari Viitanen and Yuri Gerasimov Finnish Forest Research Institute [email protected] Workshop on Emerging Trade Measures in Timber Markets Geneva, 23rd March Content Background At the Finnish-Russian Forest.
ORIGINAL ARTICLE Price dynamics in the Russian Finnish roundwood trade ANTTI MUTANEN & ANNE TOPPINEN Finnish Forest Research Institute, Joensuu Research Unit, Joensuu, Finland. Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research, To understand the characteristics of Russian–Finnish roundwood trade, it is essential to review the recent structural changes of the roundwood markets in both Russia and Finland.
During the Soviet era.Download