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A total of 5.3 million tonnes of pulp and paper (including recovered paper) was exported from the UK in 2018 (table 3.5), representing a 4% decrease from 2017.
|Year||(thousand m3)||(thousand tonnes)|
|Sawn wood4||Wood-based panels3||Other wood2||Wood pellets||Paper||Pulp||Recovered paper||Total pulp & paper|
Source: UK overseas trade statistics (HM Revenue & Customs), industry associations
1. There are reliability concerns for some of these figures, particularly for individual products (see Sources chapter).
2. Includes roundwood, wood charcoal, chips, particles, residues and, from 2017, includes recovered wood.
3. Includes veneer sheets.
4. Sawnwood includes sleepers from 2017.
Sources chapter: Trade
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