Marlborough Forest Industry Association



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Fact File - Marlborough Forest Industry

Net stocked planted production forest area (1 April 2009)

71,400 hectares

Average age of forests (1 April 2009)

16.2 years

Wood Availability Forecast 2010/20151

1,000,000 m3 pa

Export logs - Port Picton (Dec 2009)

259,240 m3 pa

Sawn Timber Output Production (Dec 2009)2

88,800 m3 pa

Direct Employment - Full Time Equivalents (February 2007)3

456

Note 1: MAF Wood Availability Forecasts 2006
Note 2: Input of logs to sawmills is from Nelson and Marlborough
Note 3: Berl Report 2008
(Source: Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry Statistics)

Export logs - Port Picton by country of destination
(Dec 2009)

Volume m3

Value (NZ$000)

India

140,000

14,858

Korea

119,000

11,364

Total

259,240

26,222

(Source: Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry Statistics)

 

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