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Mass balance

In the mass balance, raw materials and products of the forest industry are converted into equivalent measurement units, dry matter tonnes of wood, and the amounts of wood material bound as raw wood in the forest industry, and as intermediate products, final products, fuel and waste are monitored.

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Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

Source organisation

  • EU