Marianne Huusko-Lamponen, permanent representaion of Finland to the European Union, stressed the importance of forestry to Finland at the EFIB15, held today and tomorrow in Brussels. Momentarily, the bio-economy (wood processing, chemistry, energy, construction etc) in Finland generates a yearly turnover of 64 billion euros, giving work to 11 procent of the professional population and taking 26 per cent of the export volume. ‘Our well-being in the future depends to a large extent to the bio-economy, in essence our ability to use renewable resources in an efficient and sustainable manner.’
Comments 0 Login to reply to this article. Don't have an account? Register now!