Forestry

As timber prices grow, forest owners say they aren't paid a fair share

2:42 min
  • Timber prices have been rising globally but forest owners in Sweden say they aren't getting their fair cut of that growth.
  • The price of a cubic meter of pulpwood, used to make things like paper, has been largely stagnant for a decade. The same goes for a cubic meter of sawed pine logs.
  • Per Stenvall, who owns 400 hectares of pine forest in northern Sweden, says it's hard to make a profit with today's prices.