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Simo Hannelius (email)

Metsänomistuksen muutokset ja metsätalous.

Hannelius S. (1976). Metsänomistuksen muutokset ja metsätalous. Silva Fennica vol. 10 no. 2 article id 4939. https://doi.org/10.14214/sf.a14784

English title: Forest ownership changes and forestry


This paper examines the changes in forest ownership and the farm properties for sale from a business economic standpoint. The changes in forest ownership are examined on the basis of statistics and literature. The empirical data both for farms for sale and farms sold are based on the purchases made by the National Board of Forestry in 1972.

There are a number of ownership groups actively buying and selling forest land, thus giving alternatives for ownership changes. The National Board of Forestry has been active in the market since 1960. For instance, in 1972 it purchased 60% of the forest estates it was offered. Of the forest area put up for sale, 75% originated from private individuals, and 20% from inheritance sales.

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Original keywords
Metsähallitus; metsänomistus; metsätilat; tilakaupat

English keywords
forest ownership; Finland; Forest Service; forest land sales

Published in 1976

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