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Forestry Statistics 2013 - UK-Grown Timber

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A total of 360 thousand green tonnes of softwood (UK grown and imported) was purchased by softwood fencing manufacturers in 2012 (Table 2.26). This represents a decrease of 6% from the 2011 total of 383 thousand green tonnes.

Table 2.26 Roundwood purchased by softwood round fencing manufacturers, 2003-2012

Year

Size category (consumption)1

     Total

 

   < 1

1 - < 5

5 - < 10

   10 +

 

thousand green tonnes

2003

9 66 68 143 285

2004

8 73 59 154 293

2005

8 65 56 235 364

2006

9 83 52 156 301

2007

11 67 66 201 345

2008

8 68 70 239 385

2009 

 7 66  82 239  394

2010 

7 63 86 213 369

2011 

8 65 60 250 383

2012

8 57 69 226 360

Source: Survey of Round Fencing Manufacturers

Notes:

1.  Categories are based on total softwood consumption, in thousand green tonnes.

2.  This table includes purchases of both UK grown and imported softwood, whereas table 2.24 relates to UK grown softwood only.

Data: Longer time series of roundwood purchased by softwood round fencing manufacturers, by size category and by country (England/Wales/Scotland/Northern Ireland) are available from the Timber Statistics web page.

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