The Swedish forest, the sustainable way
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A presentation about the unique forestry in Sweden and the business opportunities this implies.

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    The Swedish forest, the sustainable way The Swedish forest, the sustainable way Presentation Transcript

    • The Swedish Forest - The Sustainable Way Regional Partner
    • Presentation contents      Swedish forestry is unique Growth volume Harvest volume Standing volume Wood supply of the Swedish Forest Industry - Wood fuel - Sawmill and board industry - Wood fibre industry
    • Swedish forestry is unique Sweden stands for less than 1% of the world’s forest acerage but generates  5% of the world’s wooden products and  10% of the turnover of the global export market Sweden’s total land area is 40.8 million hectares (100.8 million acres)  22.5 million hectares or 55% of that is productive forest land Regional Partner
    • Growth and harvest volume Regional Partner
    • Productive forest land 1 Regional Partner
    • Gross fellings and increment Regional Partner
    • Standing volume of Swedish forests  The standing volume of Swedish forests has increased by over 80% since the 1920’s. Regional Partner
    • Standing volume by species Regional Partner
    • Wood supply of the Swedish Forest Industry - an overview Million m3fub* -Black numbers refer to the whole of Sweden, while green numbers refer to the northern parts of Sweden (including the region of Norrbotten, Västerbotten, Västernorrland and Jämtland) *cubic metres solid volume excluding bark Regional Partner
    • Wood fuel Use of biofuels, peat etc. for energy purposes, year 2010 Regional Partner
    • Sawmill and board industry Production of fibreboard, particle board, plywood and blockboard Regional Partner
    • Sawmill and board industry Large sawmills in Sweden Regional Partner
    • Sawmill and board industry Sweden’s largest producers of sawn and planed softwood, year 2010 Regional Partner
    • Wood fibre industry Swedish pulp mills Regional Partner
    • Wood fibre industry Swedish paper and paperboard mills Regional Partner
    • Contact information Olle Norberg Investment Promotion Manager, Wood Phone direct +46 910 71 26 83 Mobile +46 70 611 17 00 olle.norberg@viavasterbotten.se www.viavasterbotten.se