Swedish Forest Agency

  • Notified areas for final felling still less than 2019

    Etiketter: Forestry
    New statistics from the Swedish Forest Agency show that in October, forest owners in Sweden notified a slightly smaller area for final felling than in October last year. Notifications increased in Southern Norrland and Götaland however. / Swedish Forest Agency
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  • Smaller timber stocks than last autumn

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Stocks of softwood sawlogs, pulpwood and chips amounted to 8.5 million cubic metres on September 30, 2020, according to statistics from The Swedish Forest Agency. Both stocks of softwood sawlogs and pulpwood were lower than at the same time last year. / Swedish Forest Agency
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  • Approved regeneration at a continued high and stable level

    Etiketter: Forestry
    The proportion of regeneration areas that meets the requirements of the Forestry Act was 91 percent according to the Swedish Forest Agency's latest inventory. Planting is the regeneration method that gives the highest proportion of approved regeneration. / Swedish Forest Agency
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  • Increased interest for silvicultural activities

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Silvicultural activities increased during 2019, according to the Swedish Forest Agency’s survey results. Precommercial thinning increased by 18 percent compared to the previous survey of 2017. Scarification and artificial regeneration increased by 13 and 6 percent respectively. / Swedish Forest Agency
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  • Roundwood prices continue to decrease

    Etiketter: Forestry
    The trend of decreasing delivery prices continued during the third quarter of 2020, according to new statistics from the Swedish Forest Agency. The price of pulpwood decreased by 5.9 percent and the sawlog price by 3.0 percent, in comparison with the second quarter of 2020. There was one exception in the Northern region where prices on pulpwood increased by 1,4 percent. / Swedish Forest Agency
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  • Record-breaking applications for permits for final felling of montane forest

    Etiketter: Forestry
    New statistics from the Swedish Forest Agency show that forest owners in Sweden notified a significantly larger area for final felling in September 2020 compared with September 2019. The large increase is due to the fact that forest owners have applied for logging permits over large areas of montane forest, in total 8 408 hectares. / Swedish Forest Agency
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  • The gross felling increased in 2019 but is expected to decrease in 2020

    Etiketter: Forestry
    The total gross felling in 2019 amounted to just over 94 million cubic meters (standing volume) according to preliminary statistics from the Swedish Forest Agency. This year, the total felling is expected to decrease to 91 million cubic meters (standing volume), which is in line with the gross felling in 2018. / Swedish Forest Agency
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  • Continued decrease in notified areas for final felling

    Etiketter: Forestry
    In August this year, forest owners in Sweden notified less area for final felling than in August last year, new statistics from the Swedish Forest Agency show. Notifications decreased in all parts of the country except in Northern Norrland. / Swedish Forest Agency
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  • Large gender differences in forest ownership

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Women who own forests are not only fewer in number than men, but they also own significantly smaller management units. This, according to new structural statistics. / Swedish Forest Agency
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  • Roundwood prices decrease all over Sweden

    Etiketter: Forestry
    The trend of decreasing delivery prices has been ongoing for a full year, according to new statistics from the Swedish Forest Agency. The price of pulpwood decreased by 2.8 percent and the sawlog price by 2.6 percent, in comparison with the first quarter of 2020. / Swedish Forest Agency
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