Specification of National Reporting Table T12

T12 Value of wood removal

T12.1 Rationale

The value of wood removal indicates the economic contribution from forests and woodlands. This table deals with the market value of the wood removed, which is important information for development and monitoring of national policies and for evaluating the economic sustainability of the forests.

T12.2 Specifications

Units and reporting years

Unit of reporting1000 USD, at the exchange rate of the reporting year
Area to which reported figures referForest and Other wooded land
Reporting years1990, 2000 and 2005

Categories and definitions

CategoryDefinition
Value of industrial wood removalValue of the wood removed for production of goods and services other than energy production (woodfuel).

Explanatory notes

  1. The value to be reported refers to the market value at the site of removal. In case that values are obtained from a point further down the production chain, transport costs and possible handling and/or processing costs should be discounted.
  2. In case that the wood is removed for subsistence use, the value should be calculated based on local market price.
  3. The value should be reported excluding taxes.
Value of woodfuel removalValue of the wood removed for energy production purposes, regardless whether for industrial, commercial or domestic use

Explanatory notes

  1. The value to be reported refers to the market value at the site of removal. In case that values are obtained from a point further down the production chain, transport costs and possible handling and/or processing costs should be discounted.
  2. In case that the wood is removed for subsistence use, the value should be calculated based on local market value.
  3. The value should be reported excluding taxes.

Current and past definitions are available onFRA 2005 Terms and Definitions

Reporting table template

FRA 2005 categoriesValue of roundwood removal (1000 USD)
ForestOther wooded land
199020002005199020002005
Industrial roundwood





Woodfuel





Total





Notes: To deal with annual variations, the figures are an average of a five year period for any reference year 1988 to 1992 for 1990 and 1998 to 2002 for 2000. Figures for 2005 are based on a forecast.

The country should document the exchange rates used for each reporting year in order to provide values in USD

Internal consistency

The figures in this table relate to the reported figures on wood removal in table T 11.

last updated:  Friday, February 27, 2004