How much wood from Lithuania 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). 

Lithuania is an important wood sourcing market for IKEA suppliers. Over a lengthy period, Lithuania has developed to become one of the most advanced forestry sectors and furniture industry leaders. It has an abundance of pine and birch forests which neighbour a well-functioning industry creating optimal logistic opportunities. It exports a high volume of well manufactured wood-based furniture across the IKEA supply chain around the world.

Key metrics

Amount of virgin wood used roundwood equivalent (RWE): 1,393,557 m3

Contribution to total IKEA virgin wood used for home furnishing products: 10%

Approximate proportion of Lithuania’s total harvest used by IKEA suppliers: 21%

Approximate proportion of Lithuania’s forests that are FSC-certified: 58%

Years in IKEA supply chain: 30+

Regions and types of forests

In FY22, virgin wood of Lithuanian origin used in IKEA products mainly came from actively managed temperate forests and boreal forests across the entire market.

Wood species

Where else in the world did IKEA use wood from?

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