In the second quarter of 2021, Sweden was able to restore its exports of softwood lumber to almost 2020 levels. Supplies to foreign markets amounted to 3.677 million m³, although exports in the first quarter were 12% lower than in the same period of 2020. The key factor in stabilizing exports was a noticeable increase in supplies to European countries - plus 21.1% to 2.340 million m³. According to the Swedish Forestry Federation (Skogsindustrierna), exports to the UK increased by 53.2% to 759.5 thousand m³, and the UK ...
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