As of 31 December 2021, forest land area comprised 9467.5 thousand ha, with forest area amounting to 9264.7 thousand ha, which was 29.6% of the area of the country. In 2021, forest renewals covered 65.8 thousand ha and afforestation – 0.6 thousand ha. In 2021, in comparison with the previous year, a recorded increase in total removals amounted to 42244.2 thousand m3 (a growth by 6.9%), and timber removals – 40691.6 thousand m3.