FSC Facts & Figures. December 3, 2018

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1 FSC Facts & Figures December 3, 2018

2 Global FSC-certified forest area North America 34.5% of total FSC-certified area ( 69,285,190 ha ) 253 certificates Europe 50% of total FSC-certified area ( 100,482,414 ha ) 743 certificates Asia 4.1% of total FSC-certified area ( 8,296,930 ha ) 256 certificates South America & Caribbean 6.7% of total FSC-certified area ( 13,454,337 ha ) 264 certificates Africa 3.4% of total FSC-certified area ( 6,793,176 ha ) 50 certificates Oceania 1.3% of total FSC-certified area ( 2,651,135 ha ) 40 certificates Total certified area: No. countries: Total no. certificates: ,963,183 ha 85 1,606 Total FSC-certified forest area in ha 10,000,000 and above 7,500,000-9,999,999 2,500,000-4,999, , , , , ,999 5,000,000-7,499,999 1,000,000-2,499, , , , ,999 No FSC certified forest Based on numbers from FSC International Created:

3 Global FSC-certified Area and Number of Certificates: by region and country Africa Total area (ha) No. CAMEROON 341,708 1 CONGO, THE REPUBLIC OF 2,410,693 4 GABON 1,741,228 4 GHANA 12,147 2 MOZAMBIQUE 50,753 2 NAMIBIA 377,720 5 RWANDA 9,785 1 SIERRA LEONE 3,313 1 SOUTH AFRICA 1,457, SWAZILAND 125,438 4 TANZANIA, UNITED 221,749 3 UGANDA 41,321 3 Total 6,793, Asia Total area (ha) No. CAMBODIA 7,896 1 CHINA 978, INDIA 631,501 9 INDONESIA 2,600, JAPAN 408, KOREA, REPUBLIC OF 263,984 5 KYRGYZSTAN LAOS 18,010 3 MALAYSIA 648, NEPAL 12,282 1 SRI LANKA 17,030 3 TAIWAN 1,458 4 THAILAND 84, TURKEY 2,396,877 7 VIETNAM 226, Total 8,296, Europe Total area (ha) No. AUSTRIA BELARUS 9,253, BELGIUM 25,815 3 BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA 1,684,202 7 BULGARIA 1,459, CROATIA 2,048,592 4 CZECH REPUBLIC 53,131 5 DENMARK 214,859 4 ESTONIA 1,492,337 9 FINLAND 1,612,693 8 FRANCE 56,302 8 GERMANY 1,354, HUNGARY 304,081 6 IRELAND 446,873 4 ITALY 63, LATVIA 1,045, LITHUANIA 1,162, LUXEMBOURG 22,062 3 NETHERLANDS 167,995 3 NORWAY 445,874 5 POLAND 6,763, PORTUGAL 422, ROMANIA 2,820, RUSSIA 46,935, SERBIA 963,228 3 SLOVAKIA 148, SLOVENIA 262,959 2 SPAIN 271, SWEDEN 12,734, SWITZERLAND 592,101 3 UKRAINE 4,018, UNITED KINGDOM 1,633, Total 100,482, Latin America & Caribbean Total area (ha) No. ARGENTINA 498, BELIZE 197,122 2 BOLIVIA 827,367 7 BRAZIL 6,644, CHILE 2,323, COLOMBIA 150,541 8 COSTA RICA 40, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC ECUADOR 58,683 5 GUATEMALA 435, GUYANA 385,737 2 HONDURAS 17,815 1 NICARAGUA 22,903 6 PANAMA 21,510 8 PARAGUAY 43,941 5 PERU 771, SURINAME 46,325 2 URUGUAY 968, Total 13,454, North America Total area (ha) No. CANADA 53,925, MEXICO 1,320, UNITED STATES 14,038, Total 69,285, Oceania Total area (ha) No. AUSTRALIA 1,241, FIJI 83,253 1 NEW ZEALAND 1,249, PAPUA NEW GUINEA 36,925 3

4 SOLOMON ISLANDS 39,406 1 Total 2,651, Number of countries: Total number of certificates: ,606 Total FSC-certified forest area: 200,963,

5 Global FSC Chain of Custody certificates North America 9.1% of total FSC CoC Certificates 3,239 FSC CoC certificates Europe 51.5% of total FSC CoC certificates 18,412 FSC CoC certificates Asia 33.5% of total FSC CoC certificates 11,990 FSC CoC certificates South America & Caribbean 4.2% of total FSC CoC Certificates 1,520 FSC CoC certificates Africa 0.6% of total FSC CoC certificates 203 FSC CoC certificates Oceania 1.1% of total FSC CoC certificates 408 FSC CoC certificates 7 No. of countries: Total no. of certificates: ,772 Number of FSC CoC certificates 4,000 and above 3,999-2, ,999-1, No CoC certficates Based on numbers from FSC International Created:

6 Global FSC Chain of Custody certificates: by region and country Africa No. ALGERIA 1 CAMEROON 6 CONGO, THE REPUBLIC OF 3 EGYPT 25 GABON 9 GHANA 6 KENYA 3 MAURITIUS 1 MOROCCO 8 MOZAMBIQUE 1 NAMIBIA 7 SEYCHELLES 3 SIERRA LEONE 1 SOUTH AFRICA 121 SWAZILAND 1 TANZANIA, UNITED REPUBLIC OF 2 TUNISIA 4 ZIMBABWE 1 Total 203 Asia No. BAHRAIN 1 BANGLADESH 97 CAMBODIA 4 CHINA 6,914 HONG KONG 523 INDIA 485 INDONESIA 283 ISRAEL 24 JAPAN 1,396 KAZAKHSTAN 1 KOREA, REPUBLIC OF 268 KUWAIT 4 KYRGYZSTAN 2 LAOS 2 LEBANON 22 MACAU 1 MALAYSIA 166 MYANMAR 3 NEPAL 2 OMAN 5 PAKISTAN 45 PHILIPPINES 15 QATAR 11 SAUDI ARABIA 11 SINGAPORE 120 SRI LANKA 33 TAIWAN 251 THAILAND 161 TURKEY 354 UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 121 VIETNAM 665 Total 11,990 Europe No. ALBANIA 1 AUSTRIA 287 BELARUS 157 BELGIUM 275 BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA 304 BULGARIA 455 CROATIA 278 CYPRUS 15 CZECH REPUBLIC 252 DENMARK 308 ESTONIA 264 FINLAND 128 FRANCE 721 GERMANY 2,216 GIBRALTAR 1 GREECE 95 HUNGARY 145 IRELAND 122 ITALY 2,287 LATVIA 299 LIECHTENSTEIN 4 LITHUANIA 319 LUXEMBOURG 15 MACEDONIA 15 MALTA 13 MONACO 3 NETHERLANDS 1,208 NORWAY 60 POLAND 1,836 PORTUGAL 287 ROMANIA 676 RUSSIA 520 SAN MARINO 4 SERBIA 176 SLOVAKIA 148 SLOVENIA 226 SPAIN 943 SWEDEN 364 SWITZERLAND 450 UKRAINE 249 UNITED KINGDOM 2,286 Total 18,412 Latin America & Caribbean No. ARGENTINA 117 BAHAMAS 1 BELIZE 1 BOLIVIA 12 BRAZIL 1,033 BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS 4 CAYMAN ISLANDS 1 CHILE 192 COLOMBIA 29 COSTA RICA 10 DOMINICAN REPUBLIC 3 ECUADOR 15 EL SALVADOR 5

7 GUATEMALA 10 GUYANA 3 HONDURAS 1 PANAMA 3 PARAGUAY 8 PERU 44 PUERTO RICO 2 SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES 1 SURINAME 5 URUGUAY 18 VENEZUELA 1 VIRGIN ISLANDS (U.S.) 1 Total 1,520 North America No. CANADA 630 MEXICO 137 UNITED STATES 2,472 Total 3,239 Oceania No. AUSTRALIA 259 FIJI 2 NEW ZEALAND 143 PAPUA NEW GUINEA 2 SAMOA 2 Total 408 Number of Countries: Total number of certificates: 35,772

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11 Endnotes: 1 Total forest area in ha worldwide under FSC forest management certification (includes FM and FM/CoC certificates). 2 Total number of countries worldwide in which FSC forest management certificates (includes FM and FM/CoC certificates) are issued. 3 Total number of FSC forest management certificates (FM and FM/CoC) issued globally. 4 Total number of countries worldwide in which FSC forest management certificates (FM and FM/CoC) are issued. 5 Total number of FSC forest management certificates (FM and FM/CoC) issued worldwide. 6 Total forest area in ha worldwide under FSC forest management certification (FM and FM/CoC). 7 Total number of countries worldwide in which FSC CoC certificates are issued. 8 Total number of FSC CoC certificates issued worldwide. 9 Total number of countries worldwide in which FSC CoC certificates are issued 10Total number of FSC CoC certificates issued worldwide. Note: Being FSC Forest Management certified means that the certified entity is verified by a third party to be in compliance with the FSC Principles and Criteria as outlined in the applicable National, Regional or Generic Forest Management Standard. 2

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