Market: Standing timber
Posted November 20, 2017
Sweden's total notified area of final felling rose by 30%, or 7,483 hectares in October compared with the corresponding month last year, as the Swedish Forest Agency reported.
On the regional level, notified area of final felling increased in all regions. Northern Norrland (Norra Norrland) +30 %, Southern Norrland (Södra Norrland) +2 %, Central Sweden (Svealand) +62 % and Southern Sweden (Götaland) + 38 %.
In total, 32,426 hectares were notified area of final felling in October, which is an increase of 11 percent compared to September this year.
On the county level, notified area of final felling increased in 18 of 21 counties. When comparing 2017 and 2016 it has so far, this year 7 percent more notified area of final felling in the first ten months.