Swedish forest industry significance
News: The forest industry is one of Sweden’s most important business sectors. It provides employment throughout the country. Thanks to its natural raw materials and products, the forest industry has a key role in the development towards a sustainable, biobased society.
This is circular economy in the Swedish forest sector
News: Forest-based products are part of a natural, circular ecocycle that begins and ends with photosynthesis. Active forest management and the products from the forest create the conditions for a closed loop that absorbs, binds and sequesters carbon dioxide.
Swedish forestry sector's climate contribution
News: The Swedish forest industry has a positive effect on the global climate equivalent to 93 million tonnes of carbon dioxide per year, when both forest and forest products are taken into account.
Why are Sweden’s forests managed the way they are?
News: Sweden’s forests have one of the most mixed ownership structures in the world, with owners from private individuals and companies to government authorities. This also allows quite a lot of legal leeway in how the forests are managed.
News: Here you will find statistics about the development of the forest and forest industry in Sweden and the world.