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Swiss Forestry Statistics 2020 Timber harvest gathers pace again in 2020

15.07.2021 - With 4.8 million m3, in 2020, 4% more timber was harvested than in the previous year. This was 1% higher than the 2016-2019 average. As far as fuel wood was concerned, more wood chip was harvested in 2020, while a declining trend was seen for lump wood. Furthermore, more deciduous and fewer coniferous trees were newly planted. These are some of the findings from the Federal Statistical Office’s (FSO) Swiss Forestry Statistics and from the Forest Enterprise Network run by the Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN).

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