Prices free forest road increased significantly

Article by Fabian Pöschel, translated by Susanne Höfler | 31.01.2019 - 11:20

The price for industrial wood gained 13% in 2018 compared to the previous year, especially so in Central and South Sweden. This is the strongest increase since 2008. A similar situation was observed for roundwood in sawn timber quality. As Swedish forestry department Skogsstyrelsen reports, prices increased by 7% compared to the previous year which is the largest raise since 2010. While prices grew least in the north (+5%), in the south of the country 7% were gained.