Forestry Statistics 2009 - Trade

UK export quantities by product

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A total of 5.9 million tonnes of pulp and paper (including recovered paper) was exported from the UK in 2008. This represented a 3% increase from the previous year.

Table 3.5 UK export quantities, 1999-2008

Year

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

Sawnwood

Other
wood1

Woodbased
panels

Paper

Pulp

Recovered
paper

Total pulp
& paper

1999

1521933831 78137 4522 269

2000

1952863451 759225902 371

2001

2102553621 623146942 332

2002

2722984241 546211 2272 794

2003

3048405311 697102 0053 713

2004

3121 2945191 557293 1274 714

2005

3581 1865201 164253 3294 518

2006

4151 2145101 002243 9965 022

2007

3461 353599971244 7495 743

2008

2221 2895191 03094 8915 930

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

Notes:

1. Includes roundwood, wood charcoal, chips, particles and residues.

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