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UK production of recovered paper (the amount recovered from businesses and households in the UK) totalled 8.0 million tonnes in 2015 (Table 3.3). There was a 10% increase in exports of recovered paper to 4.9 million tonnes in 2015 from the previous year, resulting in a 10% reduction in apparent consumption.
|2006||8 015||140||3 996||4 159|
|2007||8 617||88||4 749||3 956|
|2008||8 768||74||4 891||3 951|
|2009||8 155||94||4 444||3 805|
|2010||8 003||115||4 388||3 730|
|2011||8 036||177||4 479||3 733|
|2012||8 099||160||4 447||3 812|
|2013||7 901||184||4 248||3 837|
|2014||8 014||136||4 436||3 714|
|2015||7 977||239||4 881||3 335|
Source: Confederation of Paper Industries, UK overseas trade statistics (HM Revenue & Customs).
1. Apparent consumption of recovered paper refers to use of recycled paper pulp in the UK.
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