Metsäliitto has sold its forest holdings in Latvia
Metsäliitto has sold its forest holdings in Latvia (6 November 2006)
Metsäliitto has sold its forest holdings in Latvia totalling some 4,800
hectares to the Swedish forestry group Södra.
”The sale of our forest holdings in Latvia is a part of the Group's focus on
its core business. This can be seen as a natural continuation of the sale of
our Estonian forest holdings implemented in June this year,” says Heikki
Karhunen, Director, Wood Supply, the Baltic countries.
With the sale of the Baltic forest holdings, Metsäliitto continues focusing on
its core business.
For more information:
Heikki Karhunen, Director, the Baltic countries, Metsäliitto Cooperative, tel.
+358 10 469 4254 or GSM +358 50 59 889 50
Ilari Pirttilä, Communications Manager, Wood Supply, Metsäliitto Cooperative,
tel. +358 10 469 4684 or GSM +358 50 59 899 20
Metsä Group is a forerunner in sustainable bioeconomy utilising renewable wood from sustainably managed northern forests. Metsä Group focuses on wood supply and forest services, wood products, pulp, fresh fibre paperboards and tissue and cooking papers.
Metsä Group’s sales totalled EUR 4.7 billion in 2016, and it employs approximately 9,300 people. The Group operates in some 30 countries. Metsäliitto Cooperative is the parent company of Metsä Group and is owned by approximately 104,000 Finnish forest owners.