Storms and strong economic growth increase the notified area of final fellingStatistik - 12 March 2019
The notified area of final felling increased by 18 per cent in February compared with the corresponding month in 2018. Therefore, the trend of increased notifications continues, according to the Swedish Forest Agency's statistics. It is the highest monthly recorded data for the whole country in for February month in the last 12 years.
Roundwood stocks volumes again at normal levelsStatistik - 18 February 2019
The total stocks of coniferous sawlogs, pulpwood and wood chips are estimated to amount 8.2 million m³f ub (cubic metre solid volume excl. bark) as at 31 December 2018. This is an increase by 28 percent compared with the same time frame as 2017 which means that stocks are now again at normal levels.
Second highest notified area of final felling in 2018Statistik - 12 February 2019
In 2018, the second most notified area of final felling was reported since 1995. This according to Swedish Forest Agency's annual statistics that are now published. The increase is partly due to the forest fires during the summer. Of the 21,000 hectares in the fire areas, 11,208 hectares have been reported as notified final felling to Swedish Forest Agency
Storms behind continued strong increase in notified area of final fellingStatistik - 12 February 2019
The notified area of final felling increased by 26 percent in January compared with the corresponding month in 2018. Consequently, the notifications to Swedish Forest Agency continue to increase sharply, according to Swedish Forest Agency's statistics. The Southern and Central parts of the country had their highest monthly recorded data for January in the last 12 years.
Large increase in forest area protected in habitat protection areas and nature conservation agreements in 2018Statistik - 05 February 2019
In 2018, Swedish Forest Agency decided on 304 new areas with habitat protection. The decisions included 1,864 hectares of productive forest land, which is 51 per cent more than in 2017. Swedish Forest Agency also signed 120 new nature conservation agreements for a total of 1,012 hectares of productive forest land. This is 22 percent more than 2017.
Large increase on delivery timber price in 2018Statistik - 29 January 2019
The increase of delivery prices was larger in 2018 than it has been for several years, according to new statistics from the Swedish Forest Agency. Both sawlog and pulpwood prices increased in the whole country during 2018.
Increased interest in notified area of final felling in DecemberStatistik - 15 January 2019
The notified area of final felling continued to rise in December, with an increase by 16 percent compared to the same month last year. In the region Central Sweden, the December figures were the highest in over ten years, according to the latest monthly statistics from the Swedish Forest Agency.
After summer forest fires: record interest in notified area of final fellingStatistik - 11 December 2018
The notified area of final felling increased by 18 percent and amounted to 34,369 hectares in November in the whole country, compared to the same month last year, according to the latest monthly statistics from the Swedish Forest Agency. It is the highest monthly recorded data for November since 2007 in the whole country.