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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
|thousand green tonnes|
Source: industry associations
1. Includes all roundwood other than sawlogs.
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