Log harvest dropped in 2017

Article by Martin Heidelbauer (translated by Eva Guzely) | 11.07.2018 - 09:35

Last year, the overall log harvest decreased by 0.7% compared to 2016, falling to a total of 212.4 million m³. Logging activity thus declined for the first time in three years.

While only 202.8 million m³ of logs had been harvested in 2014, the number rose to 205.1 million m³ (+1.1%) in 2015. 2016 also saw an increase compared to the previous year, with 213.8 million m³ of logs (+4.2%) harvested.