Forestry Statistics 2008 - Trade

UK import values by product

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Wood product imports in 2007 were valued at a total of £6.8 billion. Pulp and paper (including recovered paper) comprised†62% of this total, 22% was sawnwood, 14% woodbased panels and 2% roundwood.

Table 3.6 UK import values, 2003-2007

Year

Wood Pulp and paper

Total

Roundwood

Sawnwood

Woodbased
panels

Paper

Pulp

Recovered
paper

Total pulp
& paper

£ million

2003

981 2257673 509484104 0036 094

2004

951 1908853 52047674 0036 173

2005

1141 1207963 43251753 9545 984

2006

1121 1447483 59954894 1566 160

2007

1421 5209203 68952574 2226 804

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

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