Working Paper FSFM/ACC/08

Contribution of the forestry sector to national economies, 1990-2006

Arvydas Lebedys
Forestry Officer (Statistics)

© Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2008

Forest Finance Working Papers provide up-to-date reports on issues and activities for decision-makers, planners, managers, practitioners, researchers and academics. These working papers do not reflect the official position of FAO; they are published to stimulate discussion and application where appropriate. Please refer to the FAO website ( for official information.

Comments and feedback are welcome.

For further information please contact:

Arvydas Lebedys, Forestry Officer (Statistics)
Forest Assessment and Reporting Service, Forest Products and Industries Division

Adrian Whiteman, Senior Forestry Officer (Economic Analysis)
Forest Policy Service, Forest Economics and Policy Division

Forestry Department
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
00153 Rome, ITALY

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