About SEK 25bn. The amount disbursed by SCA in 2019 for investments andmcosts to run the company’s operations. More than half of this figure, 51%, was spent in Northern Sweden, in the form of payments to private forest owners, suppliers and contractors and as salary to employees.
A further 30% was paid to recipients in the rest of Sweden and 5% as dividend to the company’s shareholders.
Most of SCA’s revenue is from exports, while the major share of costs is in Sweden.
Forest owners: SCA’s competitive industries not only support the value of SCA’s forests, but also those belonging to other forest owners.
Own private contractors: Many contractors and contractor employees have worked for SCA for many years, sometimes for generations.
Employees: SCA’s employees play an important part in the local community, not only
as consumers and taxpayers, but also as citizens, members of local
associations and as neighbors.
Recreation: SCA’s forests offer excellent opportunities for recreation. Thousands of people use our forests and forest roads for hunting, fishing, reindeer herding, nature tourism or to pick berries and mushrooms.