The Saskatchewan Forest Products Buyers’ Guide provides key information about Saskatchewan forest products to buyers around the world.
Saskatchewan has one of the most competitive business climates in North America. Our economy is strong and growing, including the forestry sector which is poised for growth and well positioned to meet increased global demand for forest products.
The province of Saskatchewan is located in western Canada. Boreal forest covers the entire northern half of the province, totalling 34 million hectares, most of which is owned by the Government of Saskatchewan. The Commercial Forest Zone covers nearly 12 million hectares, and is suitable for commercial timber harvesting operations. The current annual allowable cut (AAC) is 8.2 million cubic metres of timber (4.8 million m3 of coniferous trees and 3.4 million m3 of deciduous trees).