Finland's wood trade picked up in January 2024. The volume of industrial timber purchases was 7% higher than a year earlier and exceeded the average for January of the previous five years by 3%. Compared to the previous five years, trade in logs increased by 7%, driven by pine logs.

In 2023, the Södra Group’s net sales amounted to SEK 28,896 million ($2.7 billion), compared to SEK 33,367 million ($3.2 million) in 2022. Operating profit totalled SEK 2,226 million ($213 million).