Increase in notified area for final felling in DecemberNyhet | Statistik - 19 January 2021
In December 2020 the area of notifications and applications for permits for final felling increased by 33 percent, compared with December 2019, according to new statistics from the Swedish Forest Agency. The area of applications for permits for final felling in montane forests was more than five times larger than December last year.
Continued large number of applications for final felling in montane forestsNyhet | Statistik - 15 December 2020
In November 2020, forest owners applied for permits of logging in montane forests over an area almost five times larger compared to November last year, according to new statistics from the Swedish Forest Agency. However, the area of notifications and applications in the rest of the country was unchanged.
Four out of ten cultural heritage sites are damaged by regeneration felling activitiesNyhet | Statistik - 08 December 2020
According to the Swedish Forest Agency's inventory, the proportion of cultural heritage sites affected by regeneration felling is the highest since 2015. One in five cultural heritage sites have more than minor damage.
Notified areas for final felling still less than 2019Nyhet | Statistik - 10 November 2020
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.
Smaller timber stocks than last autumnNyhet | Statistik - 03 November 2020
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.
Revised results for consideration trees, snags and down wood after regeneration fellings.Nyhet | Statistik - 29 October 2020
During 2020 calculation methods for the number and volume of consideration trees left after regeneration fellings have undergone review and quality control. This review identified incorrect database connections which have resulted in incorrect values in the published statistics covering the last 10 years.
Approved regeneration at a continued high and stable levelNyhet | Statistik - 27 October 2020
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.
Increased interest for silvicultural activitiesNyhet | Statistik - 21 October 2020
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.
Roundwood prices continue to decreaseNyhet | Statistik - 20 October 2020
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.
Record-breaking applications for permits for final felling of montane forestNyhet | Statistik - 13 October 2020
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.