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COVID-19 Impacts on the Forest Sector in Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia

  • Author: UN, ECE
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  • Page count: 27
  • Language(s) in this book: English

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ISBN: 9789210012935

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This report summarizes the impacts that the COVID-19 pandemic had during 2020 in the forest sector of the countries in Eastern Europe, the Caucuses and Central Asia (EECCA) (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan), focusing on production, export, import, consumption, prices and employment of the main wood products: roundwood, sawnwood, wood-based panels, wooden furniture, paper and paperboards. It also covers the recovery measures implemented by EECCA governments. Data from various sources, such as official statistics, international data bases, as well as interviews with forest products companies were used for their views on the impact of COVID-19.