Finnish Forest Industries Federation’s 90th anniversary – Finnish forest industry is a long success story

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Furs and tar are the oldest export commodities of Finland. Roundwood was also sold at a very early date. Forest industry products, except tar, are still the backbone of the Finnish exports and economy.

As a result of a centuries long development, Finnish corporations’ domestic and overseas production capacity has increased rapidly. Today, over 60% of overall capacity is located beyond our national borders.

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http://www.forestindustries.fi/Infokortit/abriefhistoryofthefinnishforestindustry/Sivut/default.aspx