Forestry Statistics 2009 - UK Grown Timber

Exports

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UK softwood exports in 2008 consisted of 556 thousand green tonnes of pulpwood and 176 thousand green tonnes of logs, giving a total of 733 thousand green tonnes of roundwood. The UK also exported 176 thousand tonnes of chips in 2008.

Table 2.28 Summary of softwood exports1, 1999-2008

Year

Roundwood

Chips

Pulpwood

Logs

Total

thousand green tonnes

1999

24..24..

2000

16

..16..

2001

61

..61..

2002

133..133..

2003

21790307..

2004

465145610320

2005

560145705150

2006

505138643214

2007

588171759251

2008

556176733176

Source: industry associations

Notes:

1. Data for exports from Northern Ireland before 2004 are not available.

.. denotes not available.

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