Forestry Statistics 2007 - UK Grown Timber

Exports

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UK softwood exports in 2006 consisted of 505 thousand green tonnes of pulpwood and 138 thousand green tonnes of logs, giving a total of 643 thousand green tonnes of roundwood. The UK also exported 214 thousand tonnes of chips.

Table 2.30 Summary of softwood exports1, 1997-2006

Year

Roundwood

Chips

Pulpwood

Logs

Total

thousand green tonnes

1997

0

.. 0 ..

1998

0

.. 0 ..

1999

24 .. 24 ..

2000

16

.. 16 ..

2001

61

.. 61 ..

2002

133 .. 133 ..

2003

217 90 307 ..

2004

465 145 610 320

2005

560 145 705 150

2006

505 138 643 214

Source: industry associations

Notes:

1. Data for exports from Northern Ireland before 2004 are not available.

.. denotes not available.


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