Association "Russian Forest" held a round table on the problems of the timber industry within the framework of the congress of leaders "OPORA RUSSIA"

The Russkiy Les Association, head of the OPORA RUSSIA Timber Industry and Forestry Commission, held a round table on forestry issues during the first day of the OPORA RUSSIA Leaders' Congress held in Irkutsk.

The topic of the session is "Problem issues of the forest complex and ways to solve them in the face of sanctions pressure from foreign states." Andrey Goncharov, First Vice-President of the Russian Forest Association, acted as moderator and speaker.

The main problems of the forest industry, which were discussed by the participants of the round table, are related to logistics, equipment of production facilities and mutual trade with other countries.

Andrey Goncharov, First Vice-President of the Russian Forest Association, noted: “Our task is to work out the proposals of entrepreneurs with high quality, submit them to the authorities and accompany decisions that will save jobs in the forestry complex and prevent disruptions in the work of enterprises. To date, a number of measures have already been taken, including on the proposals of OPORA RUSSIA and the Russian Forest Association, as well as draft regulations have been developed that should have a positive impact on the activities of forest complex enterprises and related industries.”

The proposals formulated during the round table were recorded in the minutes. A copy of it will be sent to all participants and the governor of the Irkutsk region for the development of decisions.