How much wood from Bosnia and Herzegovina did IKEA use?

We require that suppliers use Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certified or recycled wood in our home furnishing products. All information presented here is valid for Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) with a reporting period from 1 September 2021 to 31 August 2022 and, unless otherwise specified, applies to virgin wood used in IKEA home furnishing products (excluding paper). 

Key metrics

Amount of virgin wood used roundwood equivalent (RWE): 30,684 m3

Contribution to total IKEA virgin wood used for home furnishing products: 0.2%

Approximate proportion of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s total harvest used by IKEA suppliers: 1%

Approximate proportion of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s forests that are FSC-certified: 90%

Years in IKEA supply chain: 20+

Regions and types of forests

In FY22, virgin wood of Bosnia & Herzegovina origin used in IKEA products mainly came from actively managed temperate forests in eastern and southern regions.

Wood species


Recent developments/actions

For several decades we worked alongside different partners in Bosnia & Herzegovina to improve forest management. One example is our partnership with WWF. Between 2012-2020, we facilitated different projects to promote responsible forest management which included identifying High Conservation Value Forest and increasing FSC forest certification. Read more about our work with WWF in Bosnia & Herzegovina.

Where else in the world did IKEA use wood from?

Visit our global wood supply map