Forestry Statistics 2007 - Trade

Apparent consumption of wood products in the UK

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UK production accounted for over one quarter of the UK sawnwood market and around one half of the UK woodbased panel and paper markets.

Table 3.2 Apparent consumption of wood products1,2 in the UK, 2006

Product

UK
 production

        Imports

       Exports

Apparent
consumption

Sawnwood (thousand m3)

Coniferous

2 850

7 186

356

9 679

Non-coniferous

45

562

8

599

Total

2 8957 74836510 278

Woodbased panels (thousand m3)

Veneer sheets

0

57

5

52

Plywood

01 4971261 371

Particleboard

2 6269962083 414

Fibreboard

8728342001 506

Total

3 4983 3845396 344

Paper & paperboard (thousand tonnes)

Newsprint

1 0951 4451022 439

Other graphic papers

1 3894 0513395 101

Sanitary & household papers

80616940935

Packaging materials

1 7552 0194873 287

Other paper & paperboard

5447233583

Total

5 5897 7561 00112 344

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

Notes:

1. Excludes other wood products, e.g. fuelwood and round fencing.

2. Excludes roundwood and intermediate products (e.g. sawmill products, pulp and recovered paper) to avoid double counting.


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