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Forest exploitation is at its lowest in Switzerland


Forest exploitation is at its lowest in Switzerland
Forest exploitation in Switzerland in 2016 dropped 2% over the previous year, with a total volume of 4 460 000 cubic meters.

According to a statement published on Thursday, July 20, 2017 by the Federal Statistical Office (FSO), this value is the lowest recorded over the past 10 years.

The most pronounced decline was the quantity of wood in the form of logs, with a value of 2 210 000 cubic meters, with 4% less than in 2015.

Despite of lowering the cost of using forestry for wood harvesting, companies lost about 5 francs per cubic meter. The same statement highlights the fact that forest companies have had to deal with debts of 64 francs per hectare of forest exploitation.

Sources:
http://www.rsi.ch/news/svizzera/Legname-ai-minimi-storici-9354625.html
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