Timber is a £10bn supply chain and a globally traded commodity which connects the UK to the world. The statistics below show timber imports and exports in the UK, and connects them with building sites through statistics from the Construction Products Association.
Want to take a closer look at the data? This interactive dashboard from the Timber Trade Federation and TimberTrends allows you to analyse timber imports into the UK, including the value, cubic metres, and country of despatch, through data over a four year period. Use the tabs, and arrows at the bottom of the table, to changes pages and access different sets of data, whether you want to look specifically into softwoods, hardwoods, different types of ply, OSB, or MDF, and either total imports, or the largest sources of despatch of these products to the UK.