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14.68 million m3 trees to be felled in first-half-year

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUThe total amount of trees to be felled in the first-half-year of 2011 amounts to 14.68 million cubic meters, which is 2.26 million m3 more than it was planned in the same period a year earlier, the State Forests Agency told the business news portal BNN.

It is planned to cut 8.82 million m3 in public forests in six months, which amounts to 620 thousand more m3 than in the first six months in 2010. Overall, 5.86 million m3 will be felled in the rest of the forests – 1.64 million cubic meters more than in the same period last year.

However, it should be pointed out the estimates show only what is planned and the actual amount of trees felled in the referencing period can be different.

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