In February 2023, 5.8 million m³ of roundwood was harvested for industrial purposes in the country's forests. This figure is up 1% year-on-year and down 1% from the February average of the past five years.
As a result, in January-February, 11.9 million m³ of roundwood was harvested for the Finnish timber industry. This volume is up 4% from the previous year and 1% from the five-year average.
Sawlogs accounted for 2.4 million m³, and pulpwood accounted for 3.4 million m³ of haulage.
Industrial roundwood removals from non-industrial private forests amounted to 4.9 million m³, down 1% from a year earlier.
The volume of cuttings in the forests of timber enterprises and state forests amounted to 0.9 million m³, which is 10% more than a year earlier.
The removal of fuel wood amounted to 453 thousand m³, of which 82% were debranched trunks and whole trees.