Forestry Statistics 2010 - Trade

UK export quantities by product

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A total of 5.4 million tonnes of pulp and paper (including recovered paper) was exported from the UK in 2009. This represented a 10% decrease from the previous year.

Table 3.5 UK export quantities, 2000-2009

Year

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

 

Sawnwood

Other
wood1

Woodbased
panels

Paper

Pulp

Recovered
paper

Total pulp
& paper

2000

195 286 345 1 759 22 590 2 371

2001

210 255 362 1 623 14 694 2 332

2002

272 298 424 1 546 21 1 227 2 794

2003

304 840 531 1 697 10 2 005 3 713

2004

312 1 294 519 1 557 29 3 127 4 714

2005

358 1 186 520 1 164 25 3 329 4 518

2006

415 1 214 510 1 002 24 3 996 5 022

2007

346 1 353 599 971 24 4 749 5 743

2008

222 1 289 520 1 031 10 4 891 5 932

2009 

 203  674  451  896  22 4 444 5 361

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

Notes:

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

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