In May Finland’s wood imports totalled 1.01 million cubic metres. Of imported wood 60 per cent was pulpwood, 32 per cent chips and four per cent logs. The share of fuelwood, preserved wood and wood residues was in total four per cent.
In January-May wood imports totalled 4.61 million cubic metres which increased by 18 per cent compared to the same period previous year.
Russia’s share of wood imports in January-May 2019 was 69 percent, or 3.2 million cubic meters. This is 12% higher than in the corresponding period of 2018 and at the same level as the average of the previous five years.