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Eino Saari

Tutkimuksia Suomen puuvanuketeollisuuden raaka-ainekustannuksista

Saari E. (1931). Tutkimuksia Suomen puuvanuketeollisuuden raaka-ainekustannuksista. Acta Forestalia Fennica vol. 37 no. 4 article id 7266. https://doi.org/10.14214/aff.7266

English title: Investigations into the costs of raw material in the Finnish pulp industry.

Abstract

The article is a review on the wood procurement and cost of pulpwood in the Finnish mechanical and chemical pulp industry in 1922‒1926, based on statistics collected from the members of the Central Association of the Finnish Woodworking Industries (now Finnish Forest Industries), and the series Statistics of Industry and Foreign Trade. Wood trade is carried out by three types of sale: standing sales where the buyer of the wood takes care of fellings and transport (55% of the volume), contracts for the delivery of pulpwood (45% of the volume), and fellings in the own forests of the industry. Norway spruce (Picea abies (L.) H. Karst.) was the most important tree species, and was used almost exclusively especially in the mechanical pulp mills. According to the study, the demand of pulpwood increased markedly during the period. The stumpage prices did, however, not increase accordingly until in 1926. It is assumed that also the supply of wood was high after the World War I.

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Original keywords
selluteollisuus; mekaaninen massa; puuhioke; kemiallinen massa; puun hinta; kuitupuu

English keywords
pulp industry; mechanical pulp; chemical pulp; wood prices; pulpwood

Published in 1931

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