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1.9 million cubic metres (52%) of sawn softwood was produced by sawmills in Scotland in 2016 (Table 2.14). A further 30% was produced by mills in England, 10% in Wales and the remaining 8% in Northern Ireland.
Whilst production of sawn softwood by mills in Scotland and England had recovered following the financial crisis to exceeded their 2007 peak levels by 2010, production by mills in Wales and Northern Ireland continues to remain lower.
Table 2.14 Production of sawn softwood by country, 2007-2016.
|thousand cubic metres|
Source: Sawmill Survey
Data: Longer time series of the above table, and for mills in England by region, are available from the Data Downloads web page.
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