Forestry Statistics 2007 - UK Grown Timber

Pulp & paper

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A total of 0.3 million tonnes of wood pulp and 3.6 million tonnes of recovered fibre pulp were produced by UK paper mills in 2006.

Table 2.24 Production of pulp, 1997-2006

Year

Wood pulp1

Recovered fibre pulp

Mechanical

Semi-chemical

Total wood pulp

thousand tonnes

1997

537 86 623 3 930

1998

509 75 584 3 957

1999

442 75 517 4 043

2000

411 63 474 4 154

2001

429 63 492 3 927

2002

444 80 524 3 924

2003

413 91 504 3 864

2004

258 86 344 3 939

2005

341 0 341 3 842

2006

287 0 287 3 561

Source: Confederation of Paper Industries

Notes:

1. These figures for wood pulp measure the intermediate product in integrated mills.


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