Latvia: Forestry costs increased in 2022: statistics

Costs associated with forest restoration, maintenance, and logging increased in Latvia in 2022, according to data from the Central Statistical Bureau, LSM reports. The average cost of forest restoration amounted to EUR 792-931 per hectare, which was up 2.5-12.4% from EUR 742-890 per hectare in 2021. The average cost of logging operations rose by 31.0% to EUR 24.3 per m3 in main felling and by 22.4% to EUR 28.2 per m3 in intermediate cutting.