Forestry Statistics 2008 - Sources

Sources: Timber

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The table below provides a comparison between the figures for removals (obtained from Forestry Commission, Forest Service and Private Sector Removals Survey) and deliveries (obtained from industry surveys and trade associations) for UK softwood roundwood.

Comparison of removals and deliveries of UK softwood roundwood, 1998-2007

Year

FC/ FS removals

Non-FC/ FS removals

Total removals

Deliveries

Balance1

thousand green tonnes

1998

4 188

2 6386 8267 052

-225

1999

4 7252 5557 2807 266

14

2000

4 850

2 580

7 430

7 351

79

2001

4 604

2 900

7 5047 463

41

2002

4 6502 9827 6327 380252

2003

4 8173 4978 3147 719595

2004

4 8943 6258 5198 022497

2005

4 5793 9008 4798 152328

2006

4 5823 9848 5668 194372

2007

4 6534 4249 0778 791286

Source: Forestry Commission, Forest Service, industry surveys, industry associations

Notes:

1. The difference between reported removals and deliveries. This can be caused by variations in the level of stocks between harvesting and delivery to the wood processor, but a persistent difference indicates that statistics for removals and/ or deliveries may be unreliable.

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