Forestry Statistics 2007 - Trade

UK export quantities by product

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A total of 5.4 million tonnes of pulp and paper (including recovered paper) was exported from the UK in 2006. The quantity of recovered paper exports has more than trebled between 2002 and 2006. At the same time, the quantity of roundwood exports has increased to almost 5 times the 2002 level.

Table 3.5 UK export quantities, 2002-2006

Year

Wood (thousand m3) Pulp and paper (thousand tonnes)

Roundwood

Sawnwood

Woodbased
panels

Paper

Pulp

Recovered
paper

Total pulp
& paper

2002

198 293 424 1 546 21 1 227 2 794

2003

631 356 531 1 697 10 2 005 3 713

2004

998 371 519 1 557 29 3 127 4 714

2005

1 093 358 520 1 164 25 3 329 4 518

2006

973 365 539 1 001 23 3 997 5 021

Source: UK overseas trade statistics (HM Revenue & Customs), industry associations


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