Great opportunities for the forest sector

The Minister outlined the Norwegian experience, highlighting the fact that Norway’s industrial development was built on timber. Calling for “a return to our innovative past”, she said that “Cooperation is the key to success. The forest sector needs to be constantly looking for new and innovative ways to develop their business in order to be competitive in current and future markets.” These new ways included innovative wood products and construction, for example the world-leading 14-floor wooden building in Bergen, currently under construction. “Development towards bioeconomy represents great opportunities for the forest sector”, she said.

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