Forestry Statistics 2008 - UK Grown Timber

Pulp & paper

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Figures for the production of pulp and paper are provided by the Confederation of Paper Industries. They cover all paper production from UK mills, not just those using UK roundwood.

A total of 5.2 million tonnes of paper was produced by UK paper mills in 2007.  This represented a 6% decrease from 2006.

Table 2.23 Production of paper and paperboard, 1998-2007

Year

Graphic papers
(incl newsprint)

Sanitary &
household papers

       Packaging
materials

             Other

Total paper
  & paperboard

thousand tonnes

1998

2 7886352 590

464

6 477

1999

2 8167182 527

515

6 576

2000

2 847

724

2 291

743

6 605

2001

2 627

7382 190

649

6 204

2002

2 5268232 2076626 218

2003

2 5328082 2406466 226

2004

2 6328062 2305726 240

2005

2 6548011 9895956 039

2006

2 4838051 9993015 588

2007

2 2298341 8523135 228

Source: Confederation of Paper Industries

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