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Forestry Statistics 2013 - 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 2011. 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 (imports less exports) of forest products in 2011, behind China and Japan (Figure 9.6).

Figure 9.6 Largest net importers of forest products, 2011

Figure 9.6 Largest net importers of forest products, 2011

Source: FAO

Notes:

1. Excludes trade in secondary wood products.

These figures are outside the scope of National Statistics

The largest net exporters (exports less imports) of forest products in 2011 were Canada, Sweden and Finland (Figure 9.7).

Figure 9.7 Largest net exporters of forest products, 2011

Figure 9.7 Largest net exporters of forest products, 2011

Source: FAO

Notes:

1. Excludes trade in secondary wood products.

These figures are outside the scope of National Statistics

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