chatham house senior research fellow alison hoare has just completed research on the uks illegal timber market between 2008 and 2013. she found that the uk imported 940,000 cubic metres of illegal timber in 2013, much of it from china in furniture. this is a drop of about one third since 2008.
a second series of reports, commissioned by the forestry commission and timcon, provide estimates for the manufacture, recycling and re-use of wood packaging in the uk. roundwood imports and exports the forestry commission, in association with the expert group on timber and trade statistics, commissioned a one-off study to investigate data on roundwood imports and exports.
c16 and c24 timber properties and strengths. c16 and c24 are the most common used softwood timbers within the uk. they are widely used in both domestic and commercial projects, but with the two timbers ideally suited to different and specific loads, it can be difficult to know whether you are using the best timber for your construction.
*includes paper made using imported pulp and recycled fibre this shows that the uk timber processing industry has successfully increased its market share in some sectors, such as pallets and packaging, fencing, chipboard and mdf, with market shares of over 70%.
timber connection are the leading supplier of commercially imported hardwoods and seven trust grade softwoods to the importer/merchant sector within the united kingdom and ireland. with a stock holding of over 16,000m3 covering more than 30 different species, our timber is strategically stored at the one location in kirkby, just 30 minutes from
mdm timber was established in 1989 as an independent timber importer with the emphasis of providing quality products, at competitive prices, on a 'just in time basis'. now employing 19 full time staff the company's turnover has grown to excess of £70m in both timber and sheet material, with goods being imported from all over the globe.
uk net timber imports by value 2015 sawnwood £1,267 million woodbased panels £883 million other wood £61 million wood pellets £776 million pulp and paper £2,934 million 1.introduction the uk is the worlds third largest market for timber products, importing £5.9 billion per annum.
in the uk the various ban on smoking in public buildings was expected lead to an increase in the use of timber decking for outdoor spaces where smokers can gather. 8 in multi-story commercial construction, the dominant form of deck including roof deck construction is composite steel deck .
jordeson timber have been importing timber into the uk and ireland for over 175 years. focused on the successful and professional delivery of softwood timber to our customers. imported timber. specialists in the import and distribution of slow-grown, quality softwood timber. office jordeson.co.uk.
importing and exporting wood and timber products collection of plant health guidance and forms for trading in wood, wood products, firewood, bark, dunnage or wood packaging. published 26 september
uk timber limited are one of the leading suppliers of decking in the uk. whether youre a first time diyer or creating a bespoke decking area for a customer, we stock everything from individual decking boards and decking kits in various species, styles and sizes to a vast range of decking components for those finishing touches.
as regards the value of timber and timber products imported into the eu, wooden furniture holds the top spot in european preferences with 42% of all imports, followed by plywood 17% , sawn wood 14% , mouldings 8% and laminated flooring 6% .
uk imports: 6.9 million cubic metres of sawnwood -13% ; 3.2 million cubic metres of wood-based panels -6% ; 7.0 million cubic metres of wood pellets 2% ; 6.2 million tonnes of pulp and paper -8% ; the total value of wood product imports was £8.0 billion 3% . uk exports: the total value of wood product exports was £1.8 billion -2% .
in september 2011 woodbank timber ltd was formed, which added an imported fencing and landscaping range of products to the group portfolio. both companies now make regular mixed full and half load deliveries nationwide to a loyal customer base developed over many years of trading.
european union eu importers. china: us$23.4 billion 16.6% of timber imports 2. united states: $21.1 billion 15% 3. japan: $10.3 billion 7.3% 4. germany: $8.8 billion 6.3% 5. united kingdom: $6.9 billion 4.9% 6. italy: $4.5 billion 3.2% 7. france: $4.2 billion 3% 8. netherlands: $3.6 billion 2.6% 9.
uk timber by numbers. in 2013, the uk produced 3.6 million cubic metres of sawn wood, but also imported 5.5 million cubic metres. the woodland area in the uk in 2014 is 3.1 million hectares: 1.4 million hectares 44% are independently certified as sustainably managed. 13,000 hectares of new woodland were created in the uk in 2013-14.
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