Harvesting of softwood logs decreased by 3.1% year-over-year in first nine months of 2013, harvesting of hardwood logs decreased by 0.5%, fuelwood harvesting decreased by 10.2% and untreated wood decreased by 1.2%.
In September of 2013, softwood logs harvesting increased 0.3% to 5.6 million cubic metres. Hardwood sawlog harvesting increased 3.9 % to 1.8 million cubic metres in September 2013. Fuelwood harvesting down 7.6% to 1.2 million cubic metres. Untreated wood increased 2.6% to 0.7 million cubic metres.