Forestry Statistics 2009 - Trade

UK export values by product

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Wood product exports from the UK were valued at a total of 1.8 billion in 2008. This comprised 89% pulp and paper (mainly paper), 6% woodbased panels, 3% sawnwood and 3% other wood.

Table 3.7 UK export values, 1999-2008

Year

Wood Pulp and paper

Total

Sawnwood

Other wood1

Woodbased
panels

Paper

Pulp

Recovered
paper

Total pulp
& paper

million

1999

3014761 16714401 2201 341

2000

3119771 2278691 3031 429

2001

3112741 1974751 2761 393

2002

3913829829981 0881 222

2003

4725911 00251731 1811 345

2004

50349599272351 2341 412

2005

52351021 00262781 2861 475

2006

613712894783291 2841 510

2007

70401071 01374071 4271 645

2008

50481041 11434721 5901 792

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

Notes:

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

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