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January 12, 2014
Finland: Timber prices up 18% in 2013
In 2013, the Finnish Forest Industries Federation’s (FFIF) member companies procured 33.4 million cubic metres of wood from private forests. This represents an increase of 10 per cent compared to the average procurement volume over the past ten years. Wood stumpage prices increased from the previous year and high roundwood costs weakened industry’s competitiveness on the international market, thus reducing opportunities for additional timber use, says FFIF. Last year, timber sales got off to a stronger start than in previous years. The pace of trading picked up as summer approached and peaked in ...
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