Forestry Statistics 2009 - Trade

UK import values by product

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Wood product imports in 2008 were valued at a total of 6.3 billion. Pulp and paper (including recovered paper) comprised two thirds of this total, 17% was sawnwood, 13% woodbased panels and 2% other wood.

Table 3.6 UK import values, 1999-2008

Year

Wood Pulp and paper

Total

Sawnwood

Other
wood1

Woodbased
panels

Paper

Pulp

Recovered
paper

Total pulp
& paper

million

1999

1 001 63 635 3 363 510 6 3 879 5 578

2000

1 105 67 683 3 306 738 19 4 063 5 918

2001

1 057 73 731 3 780 599 12 4 391 6 252

2002

1 107 79 781 3 237 484 9 3 730 5 697

2003

1 225 98 767 3 509 484 10 4 003 6 094

2004

1 190 95 885 3 520 476 7 4 003 6 173

2005

1 120 114 796 3 432 517 5 3 954 5 984

2006

1 144 112 748 3 599 548 9 4 156 6 160

2007

1 516 128 898 3 741 526 7 4 275 6 817

2008

1 085 158 832 3 655 608 10 4 273 6 349

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

Notes:

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

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