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February 2005  - The Logging and Sawmilling Journal

Logging and Sawmilling Journalís
Ontario Forestry FAQs
Total Area:			107.6 million hectares
Land Area: 		91.8 million hectares
Forest and 	
other wooded land: 	68.3 million hectares
Provincial		91 per cent
Private 		8 per cent
Federal 		1 per cent
Forest Type
Softwood 		58 per cent
Hardwood		16 per cent
Mixed wood		26 per cent
Annual Allowable Cut (2002)	293,288 hectares
Harvest (volume) industrial roundwood (2002) 26.3 million cubic metres
Harvest (area) industrial roundwood 	184,322 hectares
Status of harvested Crown land (2001)
Stocked		(88 per cent)		4.3 million hectares
Understocked	(12 per cent) 	597,000 hectares
Area defoliated by insects/beetle-killed trees (2002)   8.8 million hectares
Number of fires (2003) 	1,015
Area burned			314,219 hectares
Ontario Forest Industry FAQs
Value of exports (2003) 	$8.5 billion
Softwood lumber		$600 million
Newsprint			$1.3 billion
Wood pulp			$900 million
Waferboard			$800 million
Other paper and paperboard	$1.7 billion
Converted paper			$600 million
Other products			$2.6 billion
Major Export Markets (2003)
United States				$8.2 billion
European Union				$124.5 million
South and Central America		$64.9 million
China						$25.8 million
Japan						$7.7 million
Other Countries				$96.8 million
Wood Products Manufacturing (2001) 	$6 billion
Number of establishments:
Wood products manufacturing		912
Wages and Salaries
Wood products manufacturing (2001) 	  $1 billion
Logging					   Not Available
New Investments (2003) 
$600 million
Source: The State of Canadaís Forests 2003/2004
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