Roundwood markets in the Baltic Sea Region -now and tomorrow

Roundwood markets in the Baltic Sea Region
– now and tomorrow  


The House of the Estates, Snellmaninkatu 9-11, Helsinki (on the map)

Time 14th September 2017, 13.00-17.00
Target audience Business, expert organisations

Countries around the Baltic Sea consume annually over 300 million cubic meters of roundwood and also volume of wood traded between the countries is remarkable – nearly 30 million cubic meters.
Welcome to hear and discuss:
What are the status and bottlenecks of roundwood markets in the Baltic Sea Region?
How does the future look like in the light of new investments of forest industries?

Key market operators will provide insights on the wood procurement and its future prospects in the Baltic Sea Region. Leading roundwood market experts from the Baltic Sea countries will be present and share their knowledge.

Draft programme:  
  • Welcome, Luke, Professor Timo Karjalainen
  • Demand, availability and trade of roundwood in the Baltic Sea region, Luke,
    Senior scientist Riitta Hänninen
  • Presentations invited from the business sourcing wood in the Baltic Sea region:
    • Metsä Group (Finland), International wood procurement, Senior Vice President
      Markku Luhtasela
    • SVEZA-les (Russia), Director of wood sourcing Dmitry Baranov
    • Sveaskog (Sweden), speaker tbc
    • Fortum (Finland), Fuel Supply, City Solutions, Manager Miika Leinikka
  • Discussion

Final programme and registration link will be published in due time. Seminar language is English. Participation is free of charge.


Contact persons:

Natural Resources Institute Finland
Senior Specialist Mika Mustonen, mika.mustonen(at), tel. +358 29 532 5450

Natural Resources Institute Finland
Research scientist Sari Karvinen, sari.karvinen(at), tel. +358 29 532 3256