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UK softwood exports in 2016 consisted of 48 thousand green tonnes of industrial roundwood (excluding sawlogs) and 183 thousand green tonnes of sawlogs, giving a total of 231 thousand green tonnes of roundwood (Table 2.27). The quantity of softwood roundwood exports decreased by 16% between 2015 and 2016.

The UK also exported 51 thousand tonnes of softwood chips in 2016, a 41% decrease from the previous year.

Table 2.27 Summary of softwood exports, 2007-2016

Year Roundwood   Chips
  Industrial roundwood1 Sawlogs Total  
thousand green tonnes    
2007 588 171 759 251
2008 556 176 733 176
2009 244 104 347 125
2010 301 166 467 136
2011 415 171 585 158
2012 405 130 535 142
2013 379 260 640 126
2014 228 209 437 151
2015 75 202 276 86
2016 48 183 231 51

Source: industry associations

Notes:

1. Includes all roundwood other than sawlogs.

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