Finland: logging volume 17% in November 2018

January 11, 2019
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In November 2018, 6.2 million m3 of roundwood was harvested for use by the forest industries in Finland. This logging volume was 17% up over the previous year and 25% over the ten-year November average, reports Natural Resource Institute Finland (Luke).

Sawlogs accounted for 3.0 million m3 and pulpwood for 3.3 million m3 of the industrial roundwood removal.

Industrial roundwood logging volumes from forests in non-industrial private ownership came up to 5.2 million m3.

Forest industry companies and the state harvested 1.1 million m3 of roundwood from their forests.

Besides, in November 2018, 226,000 m3 of wood was harvested for energy production.