Number  %
Mature forest logs    46 51
Thinnings/regrowth       38  41
Chips (sawmill residue)     7 8
Total    98 100

The higher % of thinnings may not just reflect the fact that the forests are being exhausted and that's all there is. The thinnings are higher value - more desirable for pulp because of their fibre quality and colour,  a response to the tougher market conditions. SEFE has a better chance of selling them in a recession.
The pine market has also collapsed. In September 2008 there were 29 trucks in a day. On 6 February 2009, 11 (counting some the previous night).


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