Swedish Forest Agency

  • The high interest for final felling in Gävleborg County continues

    Etiketter: Forestry
    The increase during spring in areas notified for final felling in Gävleborg County continued in May, although at a slower rate. However, most other counties present a decline. / Swedish Forest Agency
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  • More area under certification and more voluntary set-asides 2019

    Etiketter: Forestry
    The area of voluntary set-asides increased by 4 percent and the certified area increased by 1 percent in 2019 compared with 2018. This is shown by the Swedish Forest Agency’s annual statistics on voluntary set-asides and certified area. / Swedish Forest Agency
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  • Continued sharp increase in Gävleborg County

    Etiketter: Forestry
    The sharp increase in areas notified for final felling in Gävleborg County in March continued in April, and the notified area more than doubled in comparison with the same month 2019. / Swedish Forest Agency
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  • Timber stocks still large

    Etiketter: Forestry
    According to statistics from the Swedish Forest Agency, stocks of coniferous sawlogs, pulpwood and chips are estimated to have reached 10.6 million cubic metres as of March 31, 2020. This is an increase of 5 percent since the same date last year. / Swedish Forest Agency
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  • Slight decrease in roundwood prices

    Etiketter: Forestry
    The trend of decreasing delivery prices continued during the first quarter of 2020, according to new statistics from the Swedish Forest Agency. The price of pulpwood decreased by 1.2 percent and the sawlog price by 0.5 percent, in comparison with the fourth quarter of 2019. / Swedish Forest Agency
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  • Fewer seedlings treated with pesticides 2019

    Etiketter: Forestry
    The usage of pesticides on coniferous seedlings declined by 4 per cent 2019 compared to 2018. Instead mechanical treatment is used. This is shown by annual statistics from the Swedish Forest Agency on sold seedlings. The amount sold is about the same as the previous year. / Swedish Forest Agency
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  • Interest in notifying for final felling turned up again in March

    Etiketter: Forestry
    After a trend of declining levels of areas notified for final felling during last fall and winter, there was a clear turning up during March. The increase was 16 per cent in comparison with the same month 2019. Region Central Sweden had the largest increase and in region Northern Sweden the levels reached the highest note since 2007. / Swedish Forest Agency
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  • Large decrease of new protected forest

    Etiketter: Forestry
    The Swedish Forest Agency’s decisions on protection of forests fell sharply in 2019, in comparison with the previous year. The area in new nature conservation agreements decreased by 74 percent to the lowest level in 20 years, according to new statistics. / Swedish Forest Agency
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  • Decline in notifications for final felling stopped in February

    Etiketter: Forestry
    The trend since last fall of declining levels of areas notified for final felling stopped in February. The level of areas notified is the same as in February last year. There is, however, a large variation between different parts of Sweden where the region of Central Sweden showed the highest note in 14 years. / Swedish Forest Agency
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  • Notifications for final felling back to normal levels for January

    Etiketter: Forestry
    The total area forest owners notified for final felling in January continues the last months general decline and was 27 per cent lower compared to the same period last year. The largest decline was in region Northern Sweden where it decreased by 40 per cent. / Swedish Forest Agency
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