Forestry Statistics 2008 - Trade

UK export quantities by product

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A total of 5.7 million tonnes of pulp and paper (including recovered paper) was exported from the UK in 2007. The quantity of recovered paper exports has more than doubled between 2003 and 2007.

Table 3.5 UK export quantities, 2003-2007

Year

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

Roundwood

Sawnwood

Woodbased
panels

Paper

Pulp

Recovered
paper

Total pulp
& paper

2003

6313565311 697102 0053 713

2004

1 2803715191 557293 1274 714

2005

1 1743585201 164253 3294 518

2006

1 1774155101 002243 9965 022

2007

1 320338513971244 7285 722

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

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