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March 8, 2022
The war in Ukraine is having a strong impact on the Swedish forest sector
Russia's invasion of Ukraine could lead to serious consequences for the world economy and could also spread to the Swedish forest sector. In the short term, the war in Ukraine will generate higher energy prices that increase the costs of felling, transportation and not least the electricity-intensive mechanical pulp industry. In addition, ''we will see higher prices for wood products in Europe and more expensive pulpwood, ”says Johan Freij, head of the Forest & Agriculture business area at Danske Bank Sweden. Russia is the world's ...
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