of Sweden’s land surface is covered by forest, the largest proportion of forested area in the EU
in CO2 emissions reduction thanks to products made from forest raw material
We account for close to 18 per cent of the EU’s 159 million hectares of forest land. Together with Finland, our collective share is nearly
Sweden is among the world’s countries with the greatest share of protected forest, with 26 per cent of our forest protected from forestry
High percentage of privately owned forest land in Sweden
Individual forest owners
Other private owners
Total export value (2019)
Future of Forestry is a platform for conversation, knowledge sharing and collaboration in forest-related EU issues. The protection and development of forest biodiversity is a key issue for the present and future forest industry – and a prerequisite for forest raw materials to continue replacing fossil raw materials in society.
Future of Forestry is an initiative by FAM – a privately-owned Swedish holding company that manages assets as an active owner with a long-term ownership horizon.
Feel free to contact us at email@example.com to be part of the conversation about the most important resource for the future of Europe and the EU.