Vologda Region Oleg Kuvshinnikov paid a working visit to Kharovsk.
As part of a working trip to District of Kharovsk, Governor Oleg Kuvshinnikov launched a new line for thin wood processing at "Kharovsk Forestry".
According to the head of the region, the implementation of this investment project is a big step forward toward a course taken by the regional authorities on deep wood processing.
Recently, the Vologda Region has become a model platform for the introduction of innovations in forest legislation aimed at creating comfortable conditions for both large, small and medium-sized wood processing enterprises.
Timber industry is one of the key sectors of the regional economy. There is a positive dynamics concerning production of main types of timber products in the region. This year the production growth has been achieved in almost all types of the main products: raw wood - by 2.6%, plywood - by 16.4%, chipboard panels - by almost a third, fiberboard panels - by 4.7%, wooden houses - by 33.3%, fuel pellets - by almost a quarter, pulp - by 8.1%, paper and cardboard - by 12.4%.
The Vologda Region ranks first in the country in terms of the number of priority investment projects implemented in the field of forest development.