Forestry Statistics 2012 - International Forestry

World trade in forest products

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Figures 9.6 and 9.7 show the largest net importers and exporters (by value) of forest products in 2010. This covers trade in roundwood, sawnwood, wood-based panels, wood pulp and paper and paperboard. Values are expressed in US dollars.

The UK was the third largest net importer of forest products in 2010, behind China and Japan (Figure 9.6).

Figure 9.6 Largest net importers of forest products, 2010

Figure 9.6 Largest net importers of forest products

Source: FAO

Notes:

1. Excludes trade in secondary wood products.

These figures are outside the scope of National Statistics

The largest net exporters of forest products in 2010 were Canada, Sweden and Finland (Figure 9.7).

Figure 9.7 Largest net exporters of forest products, 2010

Figure 9.7 Largest net exporters of forest products

Source: FAO

Notes:

1. Excludes trade in secondary wood products.

These figures are outside the scope of National Statistics

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