Forestry Statistics 2008 - Trade

UK import quantities by product

previous | next  

Wood imports to the UK in 2007 comprised 8.4 million cubic metres of sawnwood, 3.9 million cubic metres of woodbased panels and 1.2 million cubic metres of roundwood. This represented a 6% increase overall in the level of wood imports from the 2006 level.

A total of 7.9 million tonnes of paper was imported into the UK in 2007, representing a 2% increase from the 2006 figure of 7.7 million tonnes.

Table 3.4 UK import quantities, 2003-2007

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

Roundwood

Sawnwood

Woodbased
panels

Paper

Pulp

Recovered
paper

Total pulp
& paper

2003

1 0458 7143 4927 4901 5221009 112

2004

1 0488 6533 8137 5281 636879 251

2005

1 3258 2233 5527 6631 694789 434

2006

1 1337 9633 6857 7411 4521409 332

2007

1 2228 4023 8917 8841 425889 396

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

Links to Forestry Statistics 2008

Useful sites