Forestry Statistics 2007 - UK Grown Timber

Pulp & paper

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The integrated pulp & paper mills in the UK consumed 626 thousand tonnes of softwood and 54 thousand tonnes of hardwood in 2006. UK roundwood represented 79% of the inputs for the integrated pulp & paper mills in 2006, with the remaining 19% coming from sawmill products.

Table 2.22 Inputs for the integrated pulp & paper mills1, 1997-2006

Year

UK roundwood2

Sawmill products3

Total4

thousand green tonnes

Softwood

Hardwood

Softwood

Hardwood

Softwood

Hardwood

1997

940

198

279 0

1 239

198

1998

844

180 277 0

1 136

180

1999

660 191 295 0

964

191

2000

695

200

308

0

1 004

218

2001

668

209

323 0

991

209

2002

696 210 307 0 1 003 210

2003

704 215 234 0 938 215

2004

483 214 143 0 626 214

2005

500 214 138 0 638 214

2006

481 54 145 0 626 54

Source: UK Forest Products Association

Notes:

1. This table excludes inputs of recycled paper and cardboard.

2. UK roundwood includes all material from forest operations.

3. Sawmill products include peeled and unpeeled chips, sawdust, slabwood, shavings, postplant chips & peelings.

4. Includes inputs from imported roundwood and chips.

Figure 2.3 Inputs to integrated pulp and paper mills


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