Croatia’s 2020 Wood Production Down By 3.1%

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The total amount of coniferous trees cut down last year was 876,000 cubic meters, down by 9.2% from the previous year, while the logging of deciduous forests fell by 1.7% to 4.36 million cubic meters.

Fuelwood production, including wood for charcoal, increased by 0.1% to 2.2 million cubic meters. On the other hand, industrial wood production declined by 5.3% to 3 million cubic meters.

The DZS figures also show that the total value of timber sold in 2020, compared with 2019, fell by 5.2% to HRK 1.9 billion, with average prices dropping by 3.3% to HRK 369 per cubic meter.

The fall in the total value of timber sold last year resulted from the fall in the value of industrial wood of 9.6%. The total value of industrial wood sold in 2020 was HRK 1.4 billion.

(€1 = HRK 7.488)

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